Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum

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  • Sep 1 2010 10:05 AM

    John Garrett

     

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.
    Site includes a pdf with a vast amount of information on Islamic art and history suitable for a teacher resource.

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Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum is a 64-page booklet on Islamic art -- art produced in lands ruled by Muslim leaders -- after the founding of Islam (7th century) to the peak of the last two great Islamic empires, the Ottoman and the Safavid (17th century). Architecture, calligraphy, manuscript illumination, metalwork, ceramics, glass, and textiles are included, along with an historical survey of Islam.

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