ARCHIVES Search | Login | Search Tips | FAQ | Pricing | About the Archive | Terms
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)