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Iberian & East Mediterranean Carpets in the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar, by Michael Franses

Doha Spanish crop

IBERIAN & EAST MEDITERRANEAN CARPETS IN THE MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART, DOHA by MICHAEL FRANSES

The National Council for Culture, Arts & Heritage of the Emirate of Qatar has acquired five historical Spanish carpets and eight from Egypt and Syria for the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha. It is these that are the focus of the second in our series of in-depth surveys of the MIAQ collection. An abridged version of this article, without references or citations, appears in HALI 157, Autumn 2008.

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An In-Depth Category, C-14 dating if textiles, Caucasian carpets, Chinese & East Turkestan carpets, classical carpets, Indian carpets, Islamic textiles, Mamluk carpets, Musée Historique des Tissus, Museum collections, ottoman acrpets, Qaraqalpaq textikes, Safavid carpets, silk textiles, Spanish Carpets, Turkish carpets, Turkmen carpets, Victoria & Albert Museum

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