Stucco Art of Persia

Stucco is another decorative art of Iranian architecture used by Persian architects since approximately 2000 years ago. . The Islamic period architects were unparalleled in the art of stucco.

During the 11th century Seljuk period  (1000-1157) A.D., majority of mihrabs were decorated with the most beautiful stucco work

Stone and stucco carvings have played a significant role in the internal and external decorations of  buildings, the most remarkable examples of which are the magnificent inscriptions in kufic and nastaliq calligraphy as well as stucco carvings of mosques.

Suitability of brick for plaster facing, had been the main reason for the spread of the finest stucco carvings in the decoration of Iranian architectural buildings.

Stuccos using carving, moulding and painting, constitute one of the main decorative elements of Iranian architecture, and have a long history of development.


Prints : Available as Giclee print on finest quality paper or  canvas. International shipment

Sizes available: 8 x 12″(203 x 305 mm); 12 x 16″(305 x 410mm); 18 x 24″(457 x 610 mm); 24 x 32″ (610 x 813mm)

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