Secular Luxury Islamic art could have pictures of people as well as animals, unlike religious art.
Calligraphy, as well as geometric shapes and flowers were used in religious art.
Christian religious art has many pictures of icons, and Gods where Islamic religious art does not due to it being a sin for them to worship icons.
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Benaki Museum of Islamic Art
The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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