Tunis: carved plaster - window in the Alaouia Madrasah
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Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 3.75°.
- Contains one regular 8-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90°.
- Contains one regular 16-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 45°.
- There are 14 non-regular reflective tiles (including 2 kites) and two reflective pairs.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has two finite interlaces and two infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 429 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Plate 57 (Tunis: carved plaster - window in the Alaouia Madrasah) of J Collin. Étude pratique de la décoration polygonale arabe, Paris, 1911. ISBN . [collin] {}
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