Friday mosque, Kerman
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Some ornamentation in the 12-pt star omitted.
Geometry
- The symmetry group of the tiling is *442 (p4m).
- All the internal angles of the constituent polygons are a multiple of 7.5°.
- Contains one regular octagon.
- Contains one regular 12-pointed star polygon with vertex angle of 90°.
- There are five non-regular reflective tiles (including one kite).
- The tiling satisfies the interlace condition and has one finite interlace and one infinite interlace with straight cross-overs.
- The tiling is edge-to-edge.
- As drawn, contains about 457 polygons.
References
Publications referenced:
- Page 408, Fig. 335d (Quran, Cairo, Egypt. Written and illuminated by ‘Abd Allah ibn Muhammad al-Hamadan) of Jay Bonner. Islamic Geometric Patterns, Springer, 2016. ISBN 978144190216. [bonner] {}(1313AD, 712AH)
- Page 248 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.}
- Vol 2, page 109 (Friday mosque, Kerman, Iran) of Mahmood Maher al-Naqsh. Design and execution of drawing in Iranian tilework, Islamic period, Reza Abbasi Museum, 1983. [iran] {Good collection of Iranian patterns, text in Persian} Available on Internet.
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