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Brocade of the pen : the art of Islamic writing

Author: Carrol Garrett Fisher; Kresge Art Museum.
Publisher: East Lansing, Mich. : Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, ©1991.
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Brocade of the pen.
East Lansing, Mich. : Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, ©1991
(OCoLC)605246660
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carrol Garrett Fisher; Kresge Art Museum.
ISBN: 1879147106 9781879147102
OCLC Number: 24670576
Notes: "Produced in conjunction with an exhibition entitled 'Brocade of the pen' at the Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, February-April, 1991."
Description: xii, 100 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Islamic calligraphy : a technical overview / Mohamed Zakariya --
Arabic writing and the occult / Raymond Silverman --
Tiraz fragments : unanswered questions about medieval Islamic textiles / Nancy Micklewright --
Mustafa Ali's Menakib-I Hunververan [Exploits of the calligraphers] / Alan Fisher --
The use of calligraphy on three-dimensional objects : the cae for "magic bowls" / Ülkü Bates --
Text, context, architext : the Qurʼan as architectural inscription / Holly Edwards.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Garrett Fisher.
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