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Islamic Designs

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Islamic Designs by Diane Victoria Horn
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Islamic designs possess a highly definite style, an entire repertory of motifs and a distinct character, associated with an idea and a faith. The adoption of designs from all races of man served as a basic form of ornament in art and exercised a tremendously unifying effect. In this book the author has illustrated designs found on glass, metal, wood and clay objects, along with designs from carpets, manuscripts and architectural elements. The appeal of these extraordinary Islamic designs is timeless; they contain a seemingly endless variety of patterns created with calligraphy, geometry, arabesques and figurative motifs. Each design reflects the unerring sense of aesthetics characteristic of Islamic art. Included also is an informative introduction by the author.

Author Biography

Diane Victoria Horn
Release date NZ
June 5th, 1995
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
b/w illus
Imprint
Stemmer House Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Pages
48
Dimensions
280x215x6
ISBN-13
9780880451314
Product ID
2251645

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