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Aanavi, Don. "Western Islamic Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 27, no. 3 (November 1968), pp. 197–203.

Bier, Carol. "Art and Mithal: Reading Geometry as Visual Commentary." Iranian Studies 41, no. 4 (September 2008), pp. 491–509.

———. "Patterns in Time and Space: Technologies of Transfer and the Cultural Transmission of Mathematical Knowledge across the Indian Ocean." Ars Orientalis 34 (2004), pp. 172–94.

Blair, Sheila S., and Jonathan M. Bloom. Cosmophilia: Islamic Art from the David Collection, Copenhagen. Exhibition catalogue. Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 2006.

Ekhtiar, Maryam D., Priscilla P. Soucek, Sheila R. Canby, and Navina Najat Haidar, eds. Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011 (cat. no. 48).

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