Seville tile, V & A
data183/RAY7
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Geometry
- Gold star pattern(photo).
Dynamic build of this pattern.
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 45°.
- Contains two regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains two regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- There are 10 non-regular reflective tiles (including one dart).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has 7 finite interlaces and no infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 493 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- 1005:41 to 56-1884 (Seville, Spain. Tiles. tin-glazed earthenware) of V&A collections website. Website: collections.vam.ac.uk, UK, 2015. [vami] {Website}(1300-1500AD, 699-905AH)
- Page 327 (Colour as in the original) of Anthony Ray. Spanish pottery, 1248-1898, London : V&A Publications, 2000. ISBN 185177291. [ray] {418 pages, colour and black and white}
- Page 96 (Museum of Dar Sidi Sa'id, Marrakesh, Morocco) of David Wade. Pattern in Islamic Art, Studio Vista, 1976. ISBN 028970719. [wade] {Some beautiful coloured patterns, but source not given.}
Photographs
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