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Title Gifts of the Sultan : the arts of giving at the Islamic courts / Linda Komaroff ; with contributions by Sheila Blair [and others]

Publ Info [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2011
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  NK720 .G54 2011    AVAILABLE  Oversize
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  NK720 .G54 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 335 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
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Note Catalog published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 5-Sept. 5, 2011 and at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Oct. 23, 2011-Jan. 15, 2012
One leaf of "Interpreting gifts of the Sultan: the arts of giving at the Islamic courts" inserted
Contents The art of the art of giving at the Islamic courts / Linda Komaroff -- Gift giving in the Iranian tradition / Michael Morony -- On giving to shrines : generosity is a quality of the people of paradis / Sheila Blair -- The enduring present : gifts in medieval Islam and Byzantium / Anthoy Cutler -- Fatimid gifts / Jonathan Bloom -- Gift exchange between Iran, Central Asia and China under the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 / Ralph Kauz -- Gifts for the Shah: an episode in Hapsburg-Safavid relations during the reigns of Philip III and Abbas I / Marianna Shreve Simpson -- Ottoman gift exchange : royal give and take / Tim Stanley -- Imperial gifts at the court of Hindustan / Susan Stronge -- Graphic documentation of gift exchanges between the Russian court and its islamic counterparts, seventeenth to the nineteenth century / Edward Kasinec and Robert Davis
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
LC subject Islamic art objects -- Exhibitions
Gifts -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Exhibitions
Islamic countries -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions
Add Author Komaroff, Linda, 1953-
Blair, Sheila
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Alt Title Arts of giving at the Islamic courts
ISBN 9780300171105 (hardcover)
0300171102 (hardcover)