Text and image in medieval Persian art /

"Investigates the interaction between word and image in medieval Persian art. Focusing on 5 objects found in the main media at the time -- ceramics, metalwares, painting, architecture and textiles -- Sheila S. Blair shows how artisans played with form, material and decoration to engage their au...

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Author / Creator: Blair, Sheila (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]
Series:Edinburgh studies in Islamic art.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • The art of writing : a bowl from Samarqand
  • Perfuming the air : a rosewater sprinkler from Herat
  • Monumentality under the Mongols : the tomb of Uljaytu at Sultaniyya
  • A romantic interlude : the wedding celebrations from a manuscript with three poems by Khwaju Kirmani
  • Proclaiming sovereignty : the Ardabil carpets provenance.