Riyhal | Book stand
Location: Jaipur, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Dhundhar
Materials: Textile, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This riyhal is from the Jaipur City Palace. The surface was covered with a block printed fabric that was worn out in parts. The decorative carving on its edges is called kangoora and is similar to the architectural features of the palace.