IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1318: Islamic Art across the Mediterranean - Conservation, Interpretation, Presentation, III: Art and the Artisan

Wednesday 14 July 2004, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Society for the Medieval Mediterranean
Organiser:Gerald Crowson, Society for the Medieval Mediterranean, Norwich
Moderator/Chair:Dionisius A. Agius, Department of Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Leeds
Paper 1318-aThe Art of the Islamic Metalworker
(Language: English)
Susan La Niece, British Museum, London
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Islamic & Arabic Studies
Paper 1318-b'Like the Light in the Sun': Medieval Islamic Lustre Tiles
(Language: English)
Venetia Porter, British Museum, London
Index terms: Architecture - General, Art History - Decorative Arts, Islamic & Arabic Studies
Paper 1318-cThe Ottoman Impact on the Dress and Textiles of Tunisia and Morocco
(Language: English)
Jennifer M. Scarce, University of Dundee
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Islamic & Arabic Studies
Abstract

Our speakers in this session will describe the material arts of metalwork (inlaid brass vesels in the BM), Islamic lustre tiles from Iraq through North Africa to Spain, and textiles in Tunisia and Morocco.