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A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts – M. S. Dimand (1930) (1st ed)

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A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts – M. S. Dimand (1930) (1st ed)

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Title: A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts

Author: M. S. Dimand

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1930. First edition.

Condition: Stiff boards. Near fine. Slight foxing, blind embossed stamp to ffep. 287pp., 4 plates in colour and 169 plates in black-and-white. App 8.5″ by 5.”

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Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Contents:

  1. Historical Introduction
  2. Ornament
  3. Miniature Painting (includes Msopotamia, Mongol School, Persian Painting, Indian Painting, Turkey)
  4. Calligraphy
  5. Bookbinding
  6. Sculpture in Stone and Stucco (includes early sculpture, Seljuk Period, Egypt, Spain & North Africa)
  7. Woodwork (includes Egypt, Fatimid, Seljuks, Central Asia)
  8. Ivory and Intarsia (Spain and Sicily)
  9. Metalwork (Persia, Mosul, Syrian, Egyptian, Venetian, Spanish, Indian, arms and armour)
  10. Ceramics (about 1/4 of the book)
  11. Glass and Crystal
  12. Textiles
  13. Rugs
  14. Chronological Table of the Mohammedan Dynasties