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Arab S. Inlay in contemporary heritage: A historical reading of the inlay work of the entrance door of Zeyd Imamzadeh in Tehran and the protected entrance door in the National Museum of Iran. Naqshejahan 2023; 13 (1) :142-157
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Research Expert of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Research Institute, Tehran, Iran , shamira_arab@yahoo.com
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Aims: Inlay is one of the invaluable art-works of contemporary heritage of Qajar era. The aim of the research is to document and to analyze the entrance door of Zeyd Imamzadeh in Tehran and the entrance door of the National Museum of Iran. It is to understand the innovative components of these cases in order to obtain deep technical information about inlay.

Methods: From the methodological point of view, the research has a qualitative nature. For the experimental part of the inference mechanism, the case studies were analyzed by combined strategies in a contextual approach. The research method has a descriptive-analytical nature. The method of collecting the information is technical survey and in-depth scrutiny. The two entrances have been selected by purposive sampling method.

Findings: The investigations carried out in the field and accomplished by reviewing the documentary availability. The findings indicate that the inlay work of the entrance door of Zeyd Imamzadeh in Tehran and the protected entrance door in the National Museum of Iran are among the best examples of contemporary heritage which revealed the hidden quality of the Qajar art and architecture.

Conclusion: The conclusion of the research indicates that the studied entrance doors are among the high-quality art-works of the Qajar period, in which innovative components such as marquetry inlay and inlay are in high quality arrangement of Gereh. The conclusion of the research highlights that the protection and maintenance are among the most effective parts of the conservation of these heritage monuments.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Highperformance Architecture
Received: 2023/03/7 | Accepted: 2023/05/24 | Published: 2023/05/28

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