I was introduced to a whole new world of art – painted wood furnishings from Persia!
Daily Art Fix – Art for Fun … Beautiful Game Board from 16th century Gujarat on display at the Met Museum, NYC
Exploring the art of carving out pictures in wood and then filling them with the beautiful contrasting mother-of-pearl bits cut to size. Precision is absolutely essential in the craft! The art allows us glimpses into the cultural ethos of the time it was made. Natural beautyf, music and the arts seem to be of great importance!