Arabesque is a distinct style in Islamic art

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Islamic art describes the art created specifically in the service of the faith such as the mosque and its furnishings, but also characterizes the art and architecture produced in the lands ruled by Muslims, produced for Muslim patrons, or created by Muslim artists.

Tile with Arabesque Decoration,  early 15th century, Turkey Metropolitan Museum of Art Tile with arabesque decoration, early 15th century, Turkey. Metropolitan Museum of Art

Islamic art has been produced in diverse regions using a variety of materials and patterns. It is generally agreed that the term Islamic art describes the art created specifically in the service of the faith such as the mosque and its furnishings, but also characterizes the art and architecture produced in the lands ruled by Muslims, produced for Muslim patrons, or created by Muslim artists. The lands conquered by the Muslims had their own artistic traditions and, initially, those artists continued to work in their own indigenous styles but for Muslim patrons. With its geographic…

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