Arabesque

Arabesque is a term used to describe flowing, curvilinear manuscript decorations inspired by Arabic calligraphy and art forms. Arabesques imitate branches, leaves, or other vegetation, and they are found in borders, marginal decoration, and some initials.


Michelle Brown , mzh
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    توريق

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    arabesque

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    Arabeske

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    rabesco; arabesco

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    arabesco

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    arabesco

Michelle Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).