Lütfiye Göktaş Kaya

Keywords: Interaction of West and East, Description, Iconography


Season and month descriptions are firstly met in the western art and the different types of art. Firstly, in these descriptions reflecting rural calendar the figures shaped according to the related season and month. In Islamic art, there aren't such descriptions on architectural works and paintings, but on metal and ivory works. In this study six pieces of metalworks describing labors of months as a base and are tried to be evaluated according to the iconography and style formed from thc interaction of the west and east elements.