Over 120 exceptional examples of islamic arms and armor from the metropolitans esteemed collection published here for the first time in detail demonstrate these objects remarkable craftsmanship and beauty. About three thousand objects including the majority of islamic and near eastern examples which include pieces from iran turkey and india plus large numbers of japanese arms and armor came to the museum in 1935 as the bequest of george cameron stone 1859 1935. Armor and weaponry were central to islamic culture not only as a means of conquest and the spread of the faith but also as symbols of status wealth and power the finest arms were made by master craftsmen working with the leading designers goldsmiths and jewelers whose work transformed utilitarian military equipment into courtly works of art. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for islamic arms and armor in the metropolitan museum of art at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The metropolitan museum of art arms and armor all departments all that glitters persian symbols of power in mughal jewelry bookmark by rachel parikh 4 islamic art mughal painting history of persian art and this 30 minute talk will discuss an islamic mail shirt in the department of arms and armor which was supposedly owned by
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