Silk 13th to 18th Centuries: Treasures from the Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
by Thompson, John
Doha: The National Council for Culture, Arts and Heritage, 2004. Hardcover. VG, clean and tight but with museum ex-lib. marks (blind stamp, notations on publication/contents pages; bar code inside back cover; sticky remmant of spine sticker). Saddle boards with glossy band/image of silk fabric. Gilt lettering. 96 pp. with color images throughout. Text in English. Catalogue from the exhibition of the same title, held at the Doha Hotel, February to March 2004. Included are 20 examples of silk fabric, each with a full view and multiple detailed views. Textiles exhibited are from Spain, the Ottoman Empire, Iran, India, and Central Asia. With an introduction, map, and a very helpful glossary. Each work extensively annotated. A beautiful catalogue of beautiful fabric.
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