The Alex and Marie Manoogian Museum in Southfield, Michigan holds the largest and most representative gathering of Armenian art and artifacts outside Armenia, with a total of 1,500 objects, including illuminated manuscripts, early printed books, rugs and carpets, sacred vessels and vestments, textiles and embroidery, ceramics, metalwork, paintings, coins, and objects from the ancient kingdom of Urartu. A Legacy of Armenian Treasures features more than 160 of the museum’s most beautiful pieces, each reproduced in full color and accompanied 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.
A Legacy of Armenian Treasures: Testimony to a People, Edmond A. Azadian (hardcover)
SKU: AEE2007-001 Category: Art