Saturday, June 25, 2016

AGA KHAN MUSEUM, TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA







 The photos above show a 'work in progress'; the right side is done while the artisans were still doing the left side.


Above and below are the names of Allah in stylized letters on metal.







Below is supposed to be a water garden outside the museum, built in Mogul style, We visited in spring and there were not much of flowers, plants or water. This was painted on the floor/ground.











 I loved this seating area inside the building. It has a huge skylight, is calm and quiet!









above are windows and shadow patterns on the floor of the museum










 above and below are the two sides of a massive carpet suspended from the roof in the museum




























Above maybe the peacock throne...which is now missing
Above is a mother-of-pearl inlaid door or window



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