Art Spots

Islamic Textiles

About This Resource

This brief video describes the arts of weaving, knotting, and dyeing fabrics, including patterned carpets, woven calligraphy and their uses in Muslim cultures at all levels of society.

Related primary resource: A Geniza Letter Regarding Trade and Market Prices.


D. Fairchild Ruggles. National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association, and Twin Cities Public Television. Islamic Art Spots: Textiles. American Library Association, 2013.

How to Cite This Page

"Muslim Journeys | Item #223: Islamic Textiles", July 20, 2024


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