Royal Umbrellas of Stone: Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art
In Royal Umbrellas of Stone: Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art, Melia Belli Bose provides a detailed analysis of Rajput cenotaphs known as chatrīs (Lit: "umbrellas").
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Ajit Singh’s Alwar Amar Singh Amber ancestors appropriated architectural Bakhtawar Baniyas Bika Rathore Bikaner British cenotaph century chatrībagh commemorated construction court cremation Dadu Panth darbār decorative programs Delhi depicted deval dharm dīvān dome dynasty dynasty’s Eklingji emperor father figure formal and decorative funerary Gaitor Ganga Singh Gurjara Hindu imperial Indo-Islamic Indo-Saracenic inscription interior Ishwari Singh Jagat Shiromani Jagat Singh Jai Singh II Jaipur Jaswant Singh Jodha Rathores Jodhpur Kachhwaha king’s kingship Kumbha legitimacy lineage Madho Singh Mahārājā Mahārājā Sawai Maldev Mandore Maratha marble Maru-Gurjara Marwar memorial Mewar Mohabat Mughal murals mūrti Naruka necropolis north India painting palace pāliyā Panthis patrons political portrait Pratap Singh Pratihara public identity Rājā Man Singh Rajasthan Rajput chatrīs Rajput kings Rāṇā Ranjit royal rule rulers samādhi saṃskāra satī Sawai Jai Singh Scindia Shekhawati Sikh Singh II’s Singh’s chatrī Sisodia steles style sultanate temple throne Udai Singh Udaipur Vinay Singh visual