Islamic Decoration and Ornament
This title examines Islamic decoration and ornament as seen through the eyes of Owen Jones in his 1856 title The Grammar of Ornament. The book deals with Victorian and specifically Jones viewpoint of five different aspects of Islamic decoration ranging from Spain, through Turkey, Egypt, Iran, and into India. Islamic Decoration and Ornament gives a great insight into how the Victorians viewed Islamic decoration, using it as an inspirational style of pattern work that was to affect the decorative arts in Britain. The book comes with full colour illustrations from Owen Jones original. This is a pdf format book.
The book contains 56 pages and 39 illustrations, most of which are in colour.