Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2019

352 Pages | 139 color illustrations & 1 b&w table

9.61 x 6.69 inches

ISBN: 9781474446327

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Text and Image in Medieval Persian Art

First Edition

Sheila S. Blair

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art

  • 5 case studies--on ceramics, metalwares, painting, architecture and textiles--showcase the variety of Persian art
  • Lavishly illustrated in colour
  • Investigates the interaction between the visual and the verbal in a multi-lingual society
  • Looks at the transformation of everyday objects into works of art
  • Written by one of the foremost experts in Persian art