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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870999871
  • Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Publication date: 5/28/2001
  • Pages: 330

Table of Contents

Lenders to the Exhibition
Directors' Foreword
Acknowledgments
Glass Production in the Islamic World: A Historical Overview 3
The Growth of Interest in Islamic Glass 8
Archaeological Excavations of Islamic Glass 14
Some Thoughts on the Chemistry and Technology of Islamic Glass 25
A Survey of Islamic Glassworking and Glass-Decorating Techniques 46
Undecorated Blown Glass 71
Mold-Blown Glass 81
Hot-Worked Glass 101
Mosaic Glass 147
Cut and Engraved Glass 155
Painted Glass 199
Glass in the Age of the Empires 275
Imitations of Islamic Glass 297
Glossary 312
Bibliography 314
Index 324
Photograph Credits 330
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