Sultans of the South

Sultans of the South

Arts of India's Deccan Courts, 1323-1687

Book - 2011
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Between the 14th and the 17th century, the Deccan plateau of south-central India was home to a series of important and highly cultured Muslim courts. Subtly blending elements from Iran, West Asia, southern India, and northern India, the arts produced under these sultanates are markedly different from those of the rest of India and especially from those produced under Mughal patronage. This publication, a result of a 2008 symposium held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, investigates the arts of Deccan and the unique output in the fields of painting, literature, architecture, arms, textiles, and carpet.
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven, Conn. ; London : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2011
ISBN: 9781588394385
Branch Call Number: 709.548 SULTANS
Characteristics: xiv, 322 p. : col. ill., maps ; 26 cm


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