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By J. Bourgoin

Approximately two hundred examples express the big variety of Islamic paintings, together with hexagon and octagon designs, combos of stars and rosettes, and plenty of adaptations on different geometric styles. Twenty-eight examples from conventional resources in Cairo and Damascus contain sanctuary doorways, openwork home windows, and inlaid marble pavements and ceilings.

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