Islamic Calligraphy as an Art Form

Updated: Dec 30, 2020

Sophisticated calligraphy as an art form is widespread in Islamic culture.  Calligraphers use several scripts in their work to adorn canvas, buildings, cloth, metal, or glass among many other materials. Muslims generally hold Islamic calligraphers in very high regard given the skills necessary to produce such an art form.

Published October 2017 on the Princeton University Library Website.

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