by Scharrahs, Anke.Publisher: London : Archetype Publications, 2013.Description: xvi, 311 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (black and white) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 1904982662; 9781904982661.Subject(s): Architecture, Domestic -- Syria -- Damascus | Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Conservation and restoration -- Syria -- Damascus | Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Syria -- Damascus | Vernacular architecture -- Syria -- Damascus | Damascus (Syria) -- Buildings, structures, etcNote: Includes bibliographical references (pages -304) and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
From the 17th century, ajami decoration was prevalent in the interior adornment of the houses of Damascene merchants and notables. This study, done from the stylistic, historical - as well as the technical, points of view, has resulted in a unique and valuable document on the history of Damascus decoration.
Includes bibliographical references (pages -304) and index.