This volume illustrates 300 from among the most beautiful objects in The al-Sabah collection and, for those exploring the Islamic world for the first time, describes its culture and art on a chronological (from the early days to the great sixteenth-century empires) and thematic basis (calligraphy, geometric decoration, arabesques and figurative art). Lastly, there is a section dedicated to jewels, for which the collection is renowned worldwide.
|Author: Giovanni Curatola|
|Publisher: Skira Editore S.p.A|
|Format: Hard Cover|
|Pages: 335 pages|
|Dimension: 29 x 25 x 3 cm|
|Weight: 2 kg|
|ISBN: 978-88-572-1038-4 G.Hardcover|