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Islamic Tiles

Islamic Tiles( )
Author: Porter, Venetia
Series title:Eastern Art Ser.
ISBN:978-1-56656-572-1
Publication Date:May 2011
Publisher:Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.95
Book Description:

Ceramic tiles have been produced for over a thousand years in the heartlands of the Islamic world, from Iraq in the ninth century to Turkey in the nineteenth. The wealth of designs and colors used to decorate mosques, shrines and palaces later provided inspiration for European artists and designers. This book first explains the various techniques of the craftsmen and then traces the development of tilework, beginning with pre-Islamic tradition, through the major periods and across a...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Design / Decorative Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.018 x 24.13 x 1.524 cm
Book Weight:0.38 Kilograms



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