Abdul Hedi

Afghanistan

Abdul Hedi

Master Jali Maker Abdul Hedi, 75, is largely responsible for the survival of Afghanistan’s tradition of jali woodwork. In the 1960s he was employed by the former King Zahir Shah to make new jali screens for the famous shrine of Hazrat Ali in Mazar-i-Sharif, a city in Northern Afghanistan. This is the most...

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