The Colours of Sindh. Architectural Decor and Historic Photographs from Southern Sindh

19 October 2018–10 February 2019

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Tile in the form of an arrow.

The exhibition "The Colours of Sindh" in the Book Art Cabinet of the Museum of Islamic Art in the Pergamon Museum is dedicated to the building tradition of the Sindh province in Southern Pakistan.

Colorful sections of small glazed tiles are the main feature of the building tradition of the Sindh. Tile panels of cool blue, turquoise and white contrast with mosaics of warm browns, greens and yellows and lift the architecture from the barren landscape of Southern Pakistan.

(Photo © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Johannes Kramer.)

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