Day 25 of 365 : Jaali Hathi

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A good friend brough this back for me from a trip to India. The intracate lattice work is called jaali — an ornamental pattern constructed through the use of calligraphy and geometry. It is used heavily in Indian architecture. Hathi is the Hindi word for elephant.

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