Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Architectural model - Model of a window in the Mosque of Muhafiz Khanan, Ahmadabad
  • Model of a window in the Mosque of Muhafiz Khanan, Ahmadabad
  • Enlarge image

Model of a window in the Mosque of Muhafiz Khanan, Ahmadabad

  • Object:

    Architectural model

  • Place of origin:

    Ahmadabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved sandalwood

  • Museum number:

    01129(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This model shows a window in the wall of the Mosque of Muhafiz Khan. The mosque was built in the late 15th century. It is one of a pair (Museum no. 01129A(IS)), both of which come from a group showing details of mosque architecture in Ahmadabad, western India. This group came to the V&A from the former India Museum in 1879.

Place of Origin

Ahmadabad (made)

Date

ca. 1800-1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved sandalwood

Dimensions

Height: 9.7 cm, Width: 6.2 cm, Depth: 1.7 cm

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [Room 8. Wall Case 30.] '01,129. MODELS OF WINDOWS (two). Perforated sandalwood; Ahmedabad. 4,281'

Descriptive line

window; Models, sandalwood, carved pierced, Ahmadabad

Materials

Sandalwood

Techniques

Carved

Categories

Architecture; Islam; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.