Inspired by the ancient art of 'thikri' or mirror inlay, each piece of glass is cut by hand and arranged in a pattern.
Size 12 by 9 inches, Made on plywood 1/8th inch thick
Made to hang on wall, hooks provided in the back for easy hanging
The history of mirror mosaic work popularly known as ‘inlay’ in India goes as back asthe Sheesh Mahal (palace of mirrors) constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1631. Adorned with pietra dura (stone inlay) and complex mirror-work of the finest quality creating gleaming effect in the royal halls and courtyards, the Mahals of Rajasthan are a reflection of the sumptuous lifestyle of the Rajput royalty in medieval times.