Bourgoin, Plate 187 (top)

T01191 = data161/P167
data161/P167
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This pattern appears in the balustrad of the minbar of the Sultan Shah mosque. This minbar is now in the V and A. This pattern is fairly common in the Middle East.

Geometry

References

Publications referenced:
  1. Page 328, Fig. 232g (Ildegizid tomb, Mumine Khatun, Nakhichvan, Azerbaijan, Central Asia) from [bonner] (1186AD, 581AH)
  2. vol 2, page 269, Figure 264 (Mashhad al-Imam 'Awn al-Din Mosul, Iraq) from [sarre] (1248AD, 645AH)
  3. Photo by David Wade: VA 054 (Sultan Shah mosque, Cairo, Egypt. Now in V and A) from [wadei] (1468-96AD, 872-901AH)
  4. 1050:1 to 2-1869 (Cairo, Egypt. Minbar) from [vami]
  5. Photo 167, bottom right, from Internet source (al-shaikh husain sadaqah, 14th century, no colour) from [d-avennes]
  6. Plate 187 (top) from [bourgoin]
  7. Plate 62 (Cairo, Egypt, Window) from [collin]
  8. Vol II (Imarat-e Badgir, Golestan Palace complex, Tehran, Iran) from [booth]
  9. Vol2, Figure 151 (Abd al-Ghani al-Fakhri mosque, Cairo, Egypt. Minbar doors) from [wahhab]

Photographs

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