Bourgoin, Plate 33
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Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *632 (p6m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 30°.
- Contains one regular two-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 60°.
- Contains one regular hexagon.
- Contains one regular 6-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 60°.
- There is one non-regular reflective tile.
- The tiling satisfies the two-colour condition.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 235 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Figure 271 (Madrasah Do-Dar, Mashhad, Iran. Drum of dome) of Arthur Upham Pope. Persian Architecture, Thames and Hudson, 1965. [pope] {Good source book, but weak on geometric tiling patterns}(15th century AD)
- Page 148 of S J Abas and A S Salman. Symmetries of Islamic Geometrical Patterns, World Scientific, 1993. ISBN 981021704. [abas] {Very many patterns in black and white.}
- Plate 33 of J Bourgoin. Arabic Geometrical Pattern and Design, Dover, 1879. ISBN 048622924. [bourgoin] {Classical book of around 200 hand-produced patterns, in back and white.} Fuller version available on Internet.
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