Book Chapter
Gardens, pavilions and tents: The arts of shelter

A discussion of the gardens of the Mughal period in South Asian history and culture of the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries and current day use.

Images : Floating gardens on Dal Lake. and Nishat bagh, Srinagar (Kashmir), overlooking Dal Lake. Both photographed by the author, 2009 

Title
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsWescoat J
Book TitleArchitecture in Islamic Arts: Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum
Pagination237-244
PublisherAga Khan Trust for Culture
CityGeneva
Abstract

A discussion of the gardens of the Mughal period in South Asian history and culture of the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries and current day use.

Images : Floating gardens on Dal Lake. and Nishat bagh, Srinagar (Kashmir), overlooking Dal Lake. Both photographed by the author, 2009