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Lesson Three

Video Note Guide for Video 2

  1. How could textiles be considered the economic backbone of Islam's expanding wealth?

  2. What did the craftsmen use for their dyes?

  3. How and why was the making and transporting of textiles important to the economy?

  4. In what ways were the Islamic garments different from those worn in Medieval Europe at the time?

  5. List any other information that you feel may be valuable for your museum exhibit description.


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