Alhambra, Sala de la Barca

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The shape of the ceiling of the Sala de la Barca is essentially cylindrical, with quarter spheres capping each end. Consequently the basically planar pattern has to be greatly modified where it covers the spherical surfaces at each end. The colours on the painted wooden ceiling are black, white, silver, brown and orange.



Publications referenced:
  1. 9156L (Alhambra, Sala de la Barca, Spain. Drawing of wall decoration) from [vami]
  2. Fig 13.2b from [ww]
  3. Photo by David Wade: SPA 1621x (Alhambra, Sala de la Barca, Spain) from [wadei]
  4. Plate XLII+ (Alhambra, Sala de la Barca, Spain. Drawn incorrectly without a kink) from [jones]