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Thames and Hudson

Textiles of the Islamic World

John Gillow

Paperback

9780500290835

 

This volume offers a sumptuously illustrated, region-by-region survey of textiles made, worn, used and displayed in every corner of the Islamic world. The text includes details of dozens of textile techniques, such as loom types, materials, forms of decoration and local specialities, while hundreds of glorious illustrations - including specially taken colour images of textiles on display, photographs of weavers and dyers in action, and rare historical material - constitute an astonishingly varied visual panorama that will appeal to collectors, travellers and anyone interested in Islamic culture.

 

Contents:

 

The Ottoman World

Turkey

The Balkans

 

Islamic Spain and North Africa

Islamic Spain

Morocco

Algeria

Tunisia

Libya

Egypt

 

The Arab World

Syria

Palestine

Iraq

Saudi Arabia

Kuwait

Oman

Yemen

 

The Persian World

Iran

The Caucasus

 

Central Asia

Uzbekistan

Turkmenistan

Tajikistan

Kyrgyzstan

Afghanistan

 

The Mughal World

India

Pakistan

Bangladesh

 

East and Southeast Asia

China

Malaysia

Indonesia

The Philippines

 

Sub-Saharan Africa

East Africa

West Africa