Attarine Madrasah, Fez, Morocco

T01511 = data177/C0
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The pattern in Burckhardt, but yet to be shown if this occurs in the Alhambra, resembles the construction of the Fez pattern. Similar patterns occur in the Alhambra, but the construction is subtly different. As such, the latter variety occurs as window grilles round the lantern of the Sala de las Dos Hermanas, and window grilles over the main arch into the Cuarto Dorado, at the north end of the Mexuar Patio. It is to be observed that In Islamic style is the p4m equivalent of this pattern from the Attarine Medersa, and Alhambra, Sala de los Ajimeces is the {\pfourm equivalent of the Alhambra versions of the {\psixm pattern.



Publications referenced:
  1. Page 49, Vol 1 (Attarine Madrasah, Fez, Morocco. Zellij with different colours) from [paccard] (1325AD, 725AH)
  2. Photo by David Wade: MOR 0307 (Attarine Madrasah, Fez, Morocco) from [wadei] (1325AD, 725AH)
  3. Figure 85 (Zellij from Alhambra - location unknown, Spain) from [burckhardt]
  4. Frontispiece (The original has white interlacing and different colouring) from [critchlow]
  5. Page 104 (Al-Qarawiyyin mosque, Fez, Morocco) from [broug]
  6. Page 282 (/2), Vol 2 (Dar Beida, Marrakesh, Morocco. Little door,) from [paccard]