A Jeweler's Eye : Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection / Glenn D. Lowry with Susan Nemazee; Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Dimensions: 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Creation dates: 1988
Subjects: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
, Bookbinding, Islamic.
, Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Private collections -- Washington (D.C.)
, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Islamic.
, Islamic calligraphy.
, Miniature painting, Islamic.
, Vever, Henri, 1854-1942 -- Art collections.
Library of Congress Subject Headings:
Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts [sh85064363], Islamic calligraphy [sh85018977], Islamic miniature painting [sh85085675], Islamic bookbinding [sh85015724]
Contains images, descriptions, and translations of pieces of Islamic art from the collection of Henri Vever. With sections introducing the Islamic, Persian, and Indian art traditions. Includes bibliographies, appendices (225-236), and an index (p. 237-240). Also includes full-color photographs.