Arabic Script on Christian Kings: Textile Inscriptions on Royal Garments from Norman Sicily
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This book investigates the functions of Arabic textile inscriptions by means of a case study of royal garments from twelfth-century Sicily. Focusing on the function and reception of this transcultural ornament within various contextual frames, the study shows that Arabic ornamental inscriptions not only transgress but also fundamentally challenge conventional cultural boundaries.
|Dimensions||24 × 17 cm|