Arabian ornament no. 1: details of architraves and soffits from the windows in the Mosque of Ibn Tulun (Ibn Tooloon), Cairo

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RIBApix ref no RIBA93623
Artist/PhotographerJones, Owen (1809-1874)
Subject Date0879
Image Date1856
Library ReferenceLarge SR 729.1 // JON
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Owen Jones. The Grammar of ornament (London, 1856), pl. XXXI NOTES: The mosque was founded in 876-877 and the mouldings date from this period.

Subject tags

windows, patterns, mosques, ornament