Differences In Islamic Art
Since Prophet Muhammad expressed his opposition towards religious artifacts, Islamic art limited their naturalistic images of living beings to avoid idolatry.
Muslim scribes were seen as a way to reproduce the Koran’s words in a script, so they used calligraphy on their art work to show the honor the work of art had.
In religious Islamic art perceptions of figures that could depict some form of idolatry was not allowed. This indicates the difference between this tapestry in Luxury Islamic art versus religious art.
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The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
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