Five poems (quintet), Illuminated frontispiece, Walters Manuscript W.624, fol. 42a by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Five poems (quintet) ~ Illuminated frontispiece ~ Walters Manuscript ~ fol. ~ by Walters Art Museum ~ Illuminated Manuscripts

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Islamic arabesque decoration took its true root in geometry. Since Islamic religion forbid the painting of people the designs of the culture became very geometric.

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Islamic art

This shot was taken looking straight up at the ceiling of one of the rooms in the mosque at Golra near Islamabad in Pakistan. It's another variation of the Islamic eight point star.

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