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Calligraphy in Islamic Art

This short article with accompanying objects and descriptions makes the point that calligraphy acts as text, as talisman, and as ornament. The objects include pottery, work on paper, metalware, glass and textiles from a variety of times and places, showcasing a variety of calligraphic styles.

Contributor
science1fabb
Source
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author(s)
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, Department of Islamic Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art

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