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INK, SILK, AND GOLD
ISLAMIC TREASURES FROM THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON
FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017 TO SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
Ink, Silk, and Gold features great works of Islamic art from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Never before presented in a dedicated exhibition, this collection covers virtually all aspects of Islamic art in almost all media, ranging from the 8thto the 21st century and from Spain to Indonesia. Through silver inlaid metalwork, Qur’an pages inscribed with gold, brocaded velvets, luster-painted ceramics, and more, it offers a window into many different facets of the dynamic and complex artistic traditions of the Islamic world.
Main Library: Author Talk & Book Signing Featuring Haroon Moghul
See and Hear: Haroon Moghul
Sunday, June 18, 2:30 p.m.
The Lounge at 303 North
Main Library, 303 Laura St. N.