- late 17th century
- Northern India
- H. 97 in. (246.4 cm); W. 158 1/4 in. (402 cm); D. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Diana L. and Arthur G. Altschul Gift, 1992
- Accession Number:
The baluster pillars supporting these arches became popular during the reign of Shah Jahan, in the mid-seventeenth century when they were used throughout his palaces. The form was then adopted in central and northern India, in residential architecture and even temples.
(For one upper section, see 2004.466)