Arabian ornament no. 2: architectural details from the mosques of Kalaoon, Tooloon and En Nasireeyeh

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RIBApix ref no RIBA93624
Artist/PhotographerJones, Owen (1809-1874)
CountryEgypt
Image Date1856
StyleIslamic
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceLarge SR 729.1 // JON
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Owen Jones. The Grammar of ornament (London, 1856), pl. XXXII NOTES: The mosque of Tooloon was founded in 876-877 and the Mosque of Kalaoon was founded in 1284-1285.

Subject tags

patterns, mosques, ornament