Alabaster work set in porcelain tiling at Golestan Palace in Tehran, Iran. Looking closer at the threshold steps, that's not rust or wear causing the striping pattern but more polished alabaster or marble stones. Very beautiful!
Founded in the century, FEZ has a distinct traditional character. In fact, Fes el-Bali ( the MEDINA or old town) has changed very little over the centuries. Located behind a high wall, the medina has narrow, car-free alleys where hundreds of merchants