Good Reading : August 2001
coffeetable [left] The grand Ourbar Hall is the formal reception area of Samode Palace, where royal visitors and dignitaries would have been received. The hand painted ceiling features geometric and floral patterns. [above] A young Rabari girl is dressed up in preparation for a religious celebration [below] This wall hanging is an exquisite example of Moghal silk embroidery. [below] Painted glass, mirror and mother of pearl work found on palace walls and columns at Udai Bilas on the lake at Oungarpur.