Sanderstead DFAS
Sanderstead Decorative & Fine Arts Society
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The Decorative Arts of the Islamic World
Rachel Ward
Tuesday 07 February 2017

The speaker will be Rachel Ward who was Curator of Arab-Islamic material at the British Museum from 1983-2000 and Director/Vice President of the Royal Asiatic Society from 2002-2008.  Rachel will cover the most decorative of the decorative arts, inlaid metalwork, painted pottery and enameled glass, of the Islamic world.  Her published works include books on Suleyman the Magnificent and Islamic Metalwork and Enameled Glass.