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Hajj Paintings: Folk Art of the Great Pilgrimage (signed)

PARKER, ANN AND AVON NEAL

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ISBN 10: 1560985461 / ISBN 13: 9781560985464
Published by Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 1995
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Title: Hajj Paintings: Folk Art of the Great ...

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition, First printing

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Since the seventh century, the Hajj, or Great Pilgrimage to Mecca, has been a lifelong goal of devout Muslims worldwide. Egyptian Hajjis (or Hajjas, if female) traditionally celebrate their sacred journey by commissioning a local artist to depict their religious odyssey on the walls of their homes. This book provides a visual record of the richness and variety of this native form. 149 color photos.

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ANN PARKER is an award-winning photographer, whose latest book is Twilight Visions in Egypt's Nile Delta (AUC Press, 2008). She collaborated with writer AVON NEAL, who specialized in international folk art topics, on several books.

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