Seville tile, V & A
data183/RAY10
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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 45°.
- Contains five regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- There are 6 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite and one dart).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has two finite interlaces and one infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 281 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- 1005:73 to 84-1884 (Seville, Spain. Tile, tin-glazed earthenware) of V&A collections website. Website: collections.vam.ac.uk, UK, 2015. [vami] {Website}(1300-1500AD, 699-905AH)
- Page 26, middle (El Badi Palace, Marrakesh, Morocco) of Robert Field. Geometric Patterns from Islamic Art and Architecture, Tarquin Publications, 1998. ISBN 189961822. [field4]
- Plate 73, Early 14/15th century (Colour as in the original, V and A 1005:73 to 84-1884) of Anthony Ray. Spanish pottery, 1248-1898, London : V&A Publications, 2000. ISBN 185177291. [ray] {418 pages, colour and black and white}
Photographs
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