Sunday, March 11, 2012

Onion Shaped Pattern

Dome, Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque, Isfahan, Iran

Prince Selim Practising Archery, Nigari, c.1561-62

Domical superstructure with subsidiary flat vaults, Mosque of Shahsultan and Zal Pasha, Istanbul, Turkey

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Octagons & Four Pointed Stars

Bahram Gur and the Indian Princess in the Black Pavilion from Khamsa of Nizami, Iran, 1548 AD

Detail with the pattern