Ink, Silk and Gold Islamic Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

ISBN-10: 0878468064
ISBN-13: 9780878468065
Authors: Laura Weinstein, Emine Fetvaci, Marcus Fraser, Jennifer Pruitt, Rocco Rante
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Ink, Silk, and Gold explores the dynamic and complex traditions of Islamic art through more than 115 major works in a dazzling array of media, reproduced in full color and exquisite detail manuscripts inscribed with gold, paintings on silk, elaborate metalwork, intricately woven textiles, luster-painted ceramics, and more. These objects, which originated within an Islamic world that ranges from Western Europe to Indonesia and across more than thirteen centuries, share a distinctive relationship to the materials they are made of: their color, shape, texture, and technique of production all convey meaning. Enhanced by texts from an international team of scholars and drawing on the latest…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Number of pages: 192 Dimensions: 9.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 2.948 lbs. Language: English