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Arabic Geometrical Pattern and Design (Dover Pictorial Archives)by Jules Bourgoin
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Nearly 200 examples exhibit the wide range of Islamic art, including hexagon and octagon designs, combinations of stars and rosettes, and many variations on other geometric patterns. Twenty-eight examples from traditional sources in Cairo and Damascus include sanctuary doors, openwork windows, and inlaid marble pavements and ceilings.
Presents one hundred and ninety Islamic geometrical patterns and twenty-eight examples of how these are used for architectural ornamentation.
Nearly 200 examples exhibit the wide range of Islamic art, including hexagon and octagon designs, combinations of stars and rosettes, and many variations on other geometric patterns.
Contains 190 examples exhibiting the wide range of Islamic geometrical art: hexagon designs, dodecagon designs, combinations of stars and rosettes (of many variations), combinations of squares and octagons, heptagon designs, and pentagon designs. 28 examples of actual applications from Cairo and Damascus are included.
Intricate overall patterns based on hexagon, octagon, geometric figures, rosettes, much more from traditional sources. 200 plates.
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