Carpets from Islamic Lands: The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait
ISBN: 0500970432
EAN13: 9780500970430
Language: English
Pages: 186
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Carpets from Islamic Lands: The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

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Book Overview
This book features some of the finest classical carpets from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, all from the spectacular al-Sabah Collection. Carpet and textile expert Friedrich Spuhler describes the Collection in the context of the history of Islamic art and recounts the stories behind individual carpets The book includes pictures of many carpets never before reproduced in print, and one that may have been lost forever following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990.