Mir farsh | Carpet weight
Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Stone craft technique: Carving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This Mir farsh was displayed in its manner of use as carpet weights at the Udaipur City Palace museum. It was identical to some of the finials and other architectural features in the palace. They were made by the prisoners at the Palace in the late 19th or early 20th Century.