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Published: 27 September 2018

352 Pages | 125 illustrations in color and black-and-white


ISBN: 9780190695910

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Arts of Allusion

Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

Margaret S. Graves

  • Offers first book-length investigation of the striking engagement between portable arts and architecture in the medieval Islamic world
  • Recognizes and argues for material objects and craftsmanship as a vital component of the intellectual culture of the medieval Islamic world
  • Features over 100 stunning color and black-and-white illustrations
  • Includes little-known and unpublished artworks from international collections