Prospects and Development of Traditional Crafts in OIC Countries. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Craft: Prospects for Development held in Rabat, 23-25 October 1991.

Maarouf, Nazih & Salih Sadawi (Edits.)

Book ID: 25789

ISBN:      9290632052


4to. viii, 227 pp., of English & French text, 225 pp., of Arabic text, double columns, colour illustrations, hard boards, copy in mint condition, Ircica, Istanbul, first edition, 1993.


The book is printed on high quality paper and contains a set of 134 coloured plates of beautiful craft pieces. It presents arts of geometrical and floral decorations on the walls and roofs of architectural heritage, woodcarving, masterpieces of fabulous mosaics and tiles, the splendid shell portraits, dovetailed glass portraits, the artistic creativity in pottery and earthenware, archetype straw crafts, derivatives, artistry in textiles, perfection of carpets, etc. which all are considered distinguished products with unique features. It reflects a first evaluation of the problems and prospects of developing crafts in the Muslim World through the extensive research and study conducted on design, development of skills, quality of production, financing, marketing opportunities and national policies pertaining to customers.

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