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Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ekhtiar, Maryam, Priscilla Soucek, Sheila R. Canby, and Navina Najat Haidar (2011)
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Table of contents

Director's Foreword
Conservation Work for the New Galleries
Contributors to the Catalogue
Note to the Reader

Building a Collection of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum, 1870–2011
Priscilla P. Soucek

A Century of Installations: A Photo Essay
Rebecca Meriwether Lindsey

The New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia
Navina Najat Haidar

Art of the Early Caliphates (7th to 10th Centuries)
Essay by Maryam D. Ekhtiar
Cats. 1–29

Art of Spain, North Africa, and the Western Mediterranean
Essay by Olga Bush
Cats. 30–51

Art of the Eastern Islamic Lands (9th to 14th Centuries)
Essay by Priscilla P. Soucek
Cats. 52–89

Art of Egypt and Syria (10th to 16th Centuries)
Essay by Stefano Carboni
Cats. 90–116

Art of Iran and Central Asia (15th to 19th Centuries)
Essay by Sheila R. Canby
Cats. 117–199

Art of the Ottoman Court
Essay by Walter B. Denny
Cats. 200–238

Art of South Asia (14th to 19th Centuries)
Essay by Navina Najat Haidar
Cats. 239–289


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