Alhambra, Salon de Comares

T00145 = data5/J42B
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The pattern occurs as elaborately carved stucco covering the walls above the dados in the middle window alcoves of east and west walls in the Salon de Comares. Being stucco, there are no colours in the original.



Publications referenced:
  1. Photo by David Wade: SPA 2816 (Alhambra, Salon de Comares, Spain) of David Wade. Website:, UK, 2015. [wadei] {Website}(1333-54AD, 733-55AH)
  2. Plate XLII(3) (Alhambra, Salon de Comares, Spain. Panelling of the centre Recess) of Owen Jones. The Grammar of Ornament, Dover, 1856. ISBN 048625463. [jones] {Excellent book with 100 colour plates, with many containing several tiling patterns.} Fuller version available on Internet.(1333-54AD, 733-55AH)
  3. Page 47 (Alhambra, incorrect: Court of the Myrtles) of Robert Field. Geometric Patterns from Islamic Art and Architecture, Tarquin Publications, 1998. ISBN 189961822. [field4]