Saturday, December 30, 2006

Styles and Tiles

Picture is courtesy of "TheAdnostic" from Flickr and it shows Stars as part of a complicated pattern of Solomon’s seals on the walls of the alhambra in Granada, Spain.I already wrote about the late influence of the Moorish style, but this seems to be the original.

1 comment:

zeevveez said...

M. C. Escher's visit in 1922 inspired his following work on regular divisions of the plane after studying the Moorish use of symmetry in the Alhambra tiles.