ARCHIVES Search | Login | Search Tips | FAQ | Pricing | About the Archive | Terms
ProQuest is no longer the archive provider for Chicago Tribune. Please visit their web site to view their new archive. If you have previously purchased articles, you may log in to view them. If you have an active article plan, you may log in and continue to use it.
Document
Advanced Saved Help
Start a New Search
Buy Complete Document: AbstractAbstract Full Text Full Text
New light on ancient patterns ; Sophisticated Islamic geometric designs in Iran predate Western discovery by 500 years
[Chicago Final Edition]
Chicago Tribune - Chicago, Ill.
Subjects: Islamic culture; Studies; Art history; Geometry
Author: Manier, Jeremy
Date: Feb 23, 2007
Start Page: 12
Section: News
Abstract (Document Summary)

[Peter Lu] began plowing through thousands of photos of Islamic artwork with the help of Gulru Necipoglu, a Harvard professor of Islamic art and architecture. Necipoglu had published a paper on the 15th Century Topkapi scroll from Iran, which contains ink drawings that served as stencils to make girih tiles.

Buy Complete Document: AbstractAbstract Full Text Full Text

Most Viewed Articles  (Updated Daily)