Museum of Islamic Art – Part IV – 2018 Staycation Visit – Walk-through With Me – Part I

Here is Part I of the walk-through with me of the beautiful Museum of Islamic Art during my 2018 Staycation.

Arriving:

Inside the main entrance and cafe:

 

Second Floor Permanent Gallery:

Introduction Gallery

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Patterns

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Wooden Panel – Iran – 15th Century
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Jug with Foliage Motifs and Snake Shaped Handle – Iran – Late 15th Century

 

Calligraphy

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Pages
Pages of the ‘Great Umayyad Qur’an’ – Possibly Near East – 8th Century
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Calligraphic scroll (tumar) with the Lamiyat al – Arab of al-Shanfara – India – 1695
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Close up of scroll
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Architectural Inscription – Iran – 12th Century

 

Writing in Art

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The Figure in Art

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Pattern in Art

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Science in Art

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View of cafe from second floor:

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View of cafe from second floor
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View of main entrance from second floor

 

Third Floor Permanent Gallery

Turkey – 16th-18th Century

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India 16th-18th Century

 

…..next blog is Iran 14th-19th century, Iran and Central Asia 14th-16th century, Egypt and Syria – 14th-15th century, Egypt and Syria 12th-13th century, Iran and Central Asia 12th-14th century, Early Islamic Art, Powder & Damask Islamic Arms and Armour – from the collection of Fadel Al Mansoori and then leaving for the day……

S, xo

 

 

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  1. Stephanie, you’re walk through the MIA is incredible. Have looked at the pictures at least three times and I can only imagine what it must be like to actually be there. Thanks for the tour. Love ya lots mama xoxoxo

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