Alhambra, Salón de Comares

T01234 = data164/P141B
data164/P141B
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In the Alhambra, as elaborately carved stucco panels on each wall of the central or ``throne" alcove in the north wall of the Salón de Comares, and is the basis for a number of window grilles at various locations in the Alhambra: in the Salón de Comares, the Mexuar Oratory, the Cuarto Dorado and the Sala de los Reyes. This format is from Marrakesh.

Geometry

References

Publications referenced:
  1. A.9-1913 (Granada, Spain. Moulded and painted plaster with gilding) from [vami] (1333-54AD, 733-55AH)
  2. Guardian, 29th January 2013 (Koran from Timbuktu) from [pc]
  3. Page 141, bottom right (Glaoui Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco. Colouring from here) from [castera]
  4. Photo by David Wade: SPA 0934x (Alhambra, Salon de Comares, Spain) from [wadei]
  5. Photo by David Wade: SPA 1718x (Alhambra, Salon de Comares, Spain) from [wadei]
  6. Vol 2, page 92 (/2) (Royal Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco) from [paccard]

Photographs

Collections of similar tilings

Patterns using same tiles: 2

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