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Introduction

Margaret S. Graves

in Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190695910
eISBN:
9780190695941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695910.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction outlines the art of the object in medieval Islam and introduces several of the book’s key concepts. It aligns architecture and the plastic arts, and shows how points of commonality ... More


Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

Margaret S. Graves

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190695910
eISBN:
9780190695941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695910.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The art of the object reached unparalleled heights in the medieval Islamic world, yet the deep intellectual dimensions of ceramics, metalwares, and other plastic arts in this milieu have not always ... More


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