Islamic art & music
By: Amagee Sims and Nicholas Lewis
Artists would also make decorative plates, candlesticks ,and glassware.Textiles are decorative cloths that can also be made by artists and are important as practical Islamic trade items. Textiles were even used to show rank and social status, with various cloths such as: wool,linen, silk ,and cotton, and even some embroided with gold.They use motifs such as calligraphy( the most famous) and arabesque on buildings. Arabesque is a geometric and floral design that is know for looking plant like with stems, leaves , and flowers. Caligraphy is the art of beautiful handwriting that is considered one of the highest forms of art, because it is considered worthy for the recording of words from Allah.