Seville tile, V and A
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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 two regular two-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 45°.
- Contains three regular 8-pointed star polygons with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are 6 non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite) and one reflective pair.
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has one finite interlace and two infinite interlaces with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 465 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Photo by David Wade: MOR 0322 (Attarine Madrasah, Fez, Morocco) of David Wade. Website: patterninislamicart.com, UK, 2015. [wadei] {Website}(1325AD, 725AH)
- 184:1853 (Seville, Spain. Colour as in the original, Cuenca) of V&A collections website. Website: collections.vam.ac.uk, UK, 2015. [vami] {Website}(16th century AD)
- Page 229 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.}
Photographs
Collections of similar tilings
Patterns using same tiles: 4
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