The Alhambra and The Alcazar (Spain)

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The Palaces

The Alhambra and Reales Alcázeres are palaces in Spain dating to the 14th century. The rulers who had these building constructed were Moors and hence Moslims. Their art consists to a large degree of geometric designs.

The Alhambra and Reales Alcázeres
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The Palace as seen from the yard Pillars
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Palace Window Wall with decorations


Escher in Het Paleis
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C2 Rozette C4 Rozette
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Rozette Rozette

Border Patterns

Escher in Het Paleis
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Border Border
Border Patterns
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Border Border

Wallpaper Patterns

Escher in Het Paleis
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Border A close up of the Day and Night print A head Landscape
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Border Patterns A mosaic tile Square Prints Square Prints
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Carved Sphere Tin Can Woodblock Woodblock