Masterpieces From the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Masterpieces From the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Book - 2011
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This book explores the great diversity and range of Islamic culture through one of the finest collections in the world. Published to coincide with the historic reopening of the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum's Islamic Art Department, it presents nearly three hundred masterworks created in the rich tradition of the Islamic faith and culture. The Metropolitan's renowned holdings range chronologically from the origins of Islam in the 7th century through the 19th century, and geographically from as far west as Spain to as far east as Southeast Asia.
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2011.
ISBN: 9780300175851
030017585X
9781588394347
1588394344
9781588394354
1588394352
Branch Call Number: 709.1767/METROPOLITAN
Characteristics: xiii, 431 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ekhtiar, Maryam

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