A Legacy of Armenian Treasures: Testimony to a People

$75.00
  • A Legacy of Armenian Treasures: Testimony to a People

A Legacy of Armenian Treasures: Testimony to a People

$75.00
Author: Edmond Y. Azadian, Sylvie L. Merian and Lucy Ardash Format: Hardcover

The Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum in Southfield, Michigan holds the largest and most representative gathering of Armenian art and artifacts outside Armenia, including early printed books, ceramics, coins, illuminated manuscripts, metalwork, paintings, rugs and carpets, textiles and embroidery, sacred vessels, vestments and objects from the ancient kingdom of Urartu. A Legacy of Armenian Treasures transports every art lover to this trove of timeless creations from the comfort of home. This coffee table book features more than 160 of museum's most remarkable and beautiful pieces, each reproduced by a detailed entry.

Essays by nine scholars of Armenian art and artifacts shed light not only on the artistic significance of these objects, but on their cultural context, as well.

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The Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum in Southfield, Michigan holds the largest and most representative gathering of Armenian art and artifacts outside Armenia, including early printed books, ceramics, coins, illuminated manuscripts, metalwork, paintings, rugs and carpets, textiles and embroidery, sacred vessels, vestments and objects from the ancient kingdom of Urartu. A Legacy of Armenian Treasures transports every art lover to this trove of timeless creations from the comfort of home. This coffee table book features more than 160 of museum's most remarkable and beautiful pieces, each reproduced by a detailed entry.

Essays by nine scholars of Armenian art and artifacts shed light not only on the artistic significance of these objects, but on their cultural context, as well.