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Traditional Windows of India

The Jaya He, GVK New Museum, has a wide representation of traditional windows in wood and stone and the sheer diversity of design and pattern is awe inspiring. We cull out a range for your viewings.
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This square-shaped sandstone screens are common features in windows, jharokhas and balconies of secular architecture of 19th century Rajasthan, Gujarat and Punjab. In the context of Rajasthan, such screens were usually affixed to the windows, serving to secure the opening and allowing ventilation without encouraging dust accumulation.This is seen in the area around the artwork Touche by #RajeevSethi.

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This square-shaped sandstone screens are common features in windows, jharokhas and balconies of secular architecture of 19th century Rajasthan, Gujarat and Punjab. In the context of Rajasthan, such screens were usually affixed to the windows, serving to secure the opening and allowing ventilation without encouraging dust accumulation.This is seen in the area around the artwork Touche by #RajeevSethi

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Jaya He, GVK New Museum

This window is made of jackwood and comes from a home in #kerala,This is seen from level 3 and 4, around the artwork, #Touche by #RajeevSethi, #Kerala #KannurDistrict #calate19th20thCentury

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This window made of teak wood is from #HimachalPradesh, known for its homes made in stone and wood. This one has low relief carving with various scenes.. This is seen from level 3 and 4, around the artwork, #Touche by #RajeevSethi, #ca18th19thCentury

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Such standstone screens are common features in windows, jharokhas and balconies of secular architecture of 19th century Rajasthan, Gujarat and Punjab. In the context of Rajasthan, such screens were usually affixed to the windows, serving to secure the opening and allowing ventilation without encouraging dust accumulation.This is seen in the area around the artwork Touche by #RajeevSethi.

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This square-shaped sandstone screens, usually carved from a single block are common features in windows, #jharokhas and balconies of secular architecture of 19th century Rajasthan, Gujarat and Punjab. In the context of Rajasthan, such screens were usually affixed to the windows, serving to secure the opening and allowing ventilation. This is seen in the area around the artwork Touche by #RajeevSethi.

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This window is made of jackwood and comes from a home in #kerala,This is seen from level 3 and 4, around the artwork, #Touche by #RajeevSethi, #Kerala #KannurDistrict #calate19th20thCentury

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This window is made of jackwood and comes from a home in #kerala,This is seen from level 3 and 4, around the artwork, #Touche by #RajeevSethi, #Kerala #KannurDistrict #calate9th #20thCentury

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This square-shaped sandstone screens are common features in windows, jharokhas and balconies of secular architecture of 19th century Rajasthan, Gujarat and Punjab. In the context of Rajasthan, such screens were usually affixed to the windows, serving to secure the opening and allowing ventilation without encouraging dust accumulation.This is seen in the area around the artwork Touche by #RajeevSethi.

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This window made of teak wood is from #HimachalPradesh, known for its homes made in stone and wood. This one has low relief carving with various scenes.. This is seen from level 3 and 4, around the artwork, #Touche by #RajeevSethi, #ca18th19thCentury

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