Decorative textiles from Arab and Islamic cultures : selected works from the Al Lulwa collection (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Decorative textiles from Arab and Islamic cultures : selected works from the Al Lulwa collection

Author: Jennifer Mary Wearden; Jennifer M Scarce
Publisher: London Paul Holberton Publishing 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most distinctive features of Islamic design is the evolution of an increasingly abstract and repetitive repertoire of motifs, which are shared among all media - metalwork, woodwork, ceramics, tilework and textiles. In textiles the main themes are based on angular and geometric shapes - vertical and horizontal striped bands; hexagons and octagons, which can be linked and infinitely extended; stylized and
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Mary Wearden; Jennifer M Scarce
OCLC Number: 952057273
Description: 200 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 30 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Wearden ; introduction by Jennifer Scarce ; preface by Altaf S. Al Sabah.

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This exceptional collection of Islamic textiles published here ranges widely in region, material and technique. There are exquisite textiles and garments from North Africa, Syria, Arabia, Iran,  Read more...

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Beautiful ... a must for anyone interested in the history of Middle Eastern and South Asian textiles and garments, as well as those seriously interested in the history and development of textile Read more...

 
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