A WOODEN DOOR DATES BACK TO 13 H. / 19 A.D. AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS IN TASHKENT
Document Type: Original Article
Ebaid, Sh. 1 & Gpil, M. 1
1 Lecture in Islamic dept., Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo Univ.
Many of architectural buildings in Central Asia include models of wooden works, some wooden doors still in their places, others transferred into different museums for protecting them from damage or as result of the destruction of the building where they were fixed. This study aims to deal with one of wooden doors which dated back to 13th A.H-19th A.D kept in the museum of Fine Arts in Tashkent the case of study which attributed to the city of khiva under the rule of Ushtarkhanid and Manghit. In addition it's a unique model of wooden doors through it we can follow the industrial and decorative development of the industry of doors in khiva during that period and to what extent it was affected by the same industry during the Timurid and Safawid periods before it. The door characterized by its executed ornaments which came as a continuation of the Timurid style in its realistic and abstract floral decorations the style of Arabesque.
Wooden door, Museum of fine arts, Tashkent, Khiva, Floral decoration
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