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Carpets from Islamic Lands

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ISBN-10: 0500970335

ISBN-13: 9780500970331

Edition: 2012

Authors: Friedrich Spuhler

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Among the most beautiful and precious textiles in the world, carpets fromIslamic lands have been treasured for centuries. Prized by European monarchsand traded as far afield as Tibet and the Americas, these woven and knottedmasterpieces are both distinguished works of art and revealing utilitarianobjects that offer a glimpse of life in the Islamic world.The third volume in Thames & Hudson’s series cataloguing the al-SabahCollection, this book features some of the finest classical carpets from thesixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, along with several intriguing pre-Islamic carpet fragments. Carpet and textile expert Friedrich Spuhlerdescribes the spectacular al-Sabah Collection in the…    
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 12/21/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 8.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.112

Friedrich Spuhler is the author of many books on textiles including Carpets from Islamic Lands.