calligraphy (Scope note)

The term 'calligraphy' is also an Object Name, for works described as 'calligraphy', especially in the Asia and Middle East departments. The following terms should be used when describing particular styles of Arabic calligraphy: Kufic, Maghribi, Square Kufic, Naskh, Thuluth, Nasta'liq, Diwani, Muhaqqaq, Tughra and Tughra'i.