Question 1: Christian art included images of humans and animals, in this case the virgin Mary and Jesus. Islamic art prohibited the use of images like these in their religious art.
Question 2: Islamic religious art uses letters or inscriptions on their pieces for decoration and to show religious significance.
Question 3: Images of humans or animals like the piece here was allowed in Islamic secular art but not allowed in Islamic religious art.
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