Bourgoin, Plate 42

T00302 = data10/P042
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In its simplest form this pattern is widespread all over Islam. In the Alhambra it occurs in variously elaborated forms: in the Mirador de Lindaraja, in which some of the khatems are replaced with curvilinear multifoil shapes, and in the Sala de los Reyes, in which some of the 4-fold stars are replaced by 8-pointed stars.



Publications referenced:
  1. Photo by David Wade: SPA 1009 (Alhambra, Mirador de Lindaraja, Spain) from [wadei] (1232-1417AD, 629-820AH)
  2. Figure 52 (Qalawun, Cairo, Egypt) from [hill] (1284-5AD, 682-3AH)
  3. Page 41 (Bab al-Nasr, Cairo, Egypt. Bronze decoration on the door of a small mosque by the gate) from [hessemer] (1284-5AD, 682-3AH)
  4. Photo by Ayman Soliman (Qalawun, Cairo, Egypt. El.Muiz Le Din Allah Street) from [pc] (1284-5AD, 682-3AH)
  5. Photo by David Wade: EGY 0909 (al-Azhar mosque, Cairo, Egypt) from [wadei] (1474AD, 878AH)
  6. Part I (Fatehpur Sikri, Salim Chishti's Tomb, India) from [smith2] (1581AD, 989AH)
  7. Flickr photo (Tash-Hauli (Tosh-Hovli) Palace, Itchan Kala, Uzbekistan, Central Asia) from [pc] (1830-9AD, 1246-55AH)
  8. E.3840:72-1938 (Cairo, Egypt. Sketchbook by James Wild) from [vami]
  9. E.3843:121-1938 (Cairo, Egypt. Sketchbook by James Wild) from [vami]
  10. Fig 7.1b, Fig 9.1 photo and 9.4a from [ww]
  11. Figure 28 from [elsaid]
  12. Page 27 (Great Mosque, Cordova, Spain) from [broug]
  13. Page 50 from [wade]
  14. Photo by David Wade: IRA 1305 (Aramgagh-e-Babar Qasem, Isfahan, Iran) from [wadei]
  15. Photo by David Wade: SPA 1902 (Alhambra, Mirador de Lindaraja, Spain) from [wadei]
  16. Plate 42 from [bourgoin]
  17. Plate LVI (Alhambra, Salon de Comares, Spain. Mosaic in Dado (incorrect)) from [murphy]
  18. Plate XLIII(14) (Colours based on this) from [jones]
  19. Similar to Page 44 from [cahier]
  20. Vol 1, pages 258 and 353, Vol 2 page 87 (Dar Beida, Marrakesh, Morocco. Drawing by maalleem Mulay Hamed) from [paccard]


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