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Carpets from Islamic Lands: The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait (Paperback)

Friedrich Spuhler

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ISBN 10: 0500970432 / ISBN 13: 9780500970430
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Paperback. Carpets from Islamic lands have been treasured for centuries on nearly every continent on earth. Prized by European monarchs and traded as far afield as Tibet and the Americas, these woven.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 186 pages. 0.939. Bookseller Inventory # 9780500970430

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Title: Carpets from Islamic Lands: The al-Sabah ...

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Edition: 2nd.

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A celebration of more than forty of the finest classical carpets created in Egypt, Turkey, Persia, the Caucasus, and India

Among the most beautiful and precious textiles in the world, carpets from Islamic lands have been treasured for centuries. These woven and knotted masterpieces are both distinguished works of art and utilitarian objects that offer a glimpse of life in the Islamic world.

This book features some of the finest classical carpets from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, all from the spectacular al-Sabah Collection. Carpet and textile expert Friedrich Spuhler describes the Collection in the context of the history of Islamic art and recounts the stories behind individual carpets.

The book includes pictures of many carpets never before reproduced in print, and one that may have been lost forever following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990. 112 color illustrations

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

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