Arabesques

From a lovely French collection of prints of “Arab art from the monuments of Cairo, from the 7th through the 19th centuries.” I love how, though this is just a sheet of disparate samples, they’ve made a sort of pattern of patterns of it.

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Arabesques: incrustations en stuc sur pierre (du XVIe. au XVIIIe. siècle),” from L’Art arabe d’après les monuments du Kaire depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu’à la fin du XVIIIe par Prisse d’Avennes, NYPL Digital Gallery :: via BibliOdyssey

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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