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Imam Mosque in Isfahan, Iran. obsessed with the middle east
The Imam Mosque in Isfahan, Iran featuring an architectural detail known as Muqarnas. Muqarnas is one of the most characteristic features of Islamic architecture and is used throughout most of the Muslim world (in North Africa a related system known as muqarbaras is also used). Muqarnas is usually associated with domes, doorways and niches, although it is often applied to other architectural features and is sometimes used as an ornamental band on a flat surface
Blue jewel type 'mathematical' interior creates ornate place of worship:interior view of Imam Mosque in Isfahan Iran. Research by DdO:) - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/intriguing-architecture Original name Shah Mosque (Jameh Abbasi Mosque) changed after 1979 Islamic revolution. In Islam an imam = man who leads prayers in mosque; for Shiites, imam =recognized authority on Islamic theology & law & spiritual guide. Opened 1629 ordered by Shah Abbas I. Architect =Baha' al-Din al-'Amili.
Muqarnas. Imam Mosque in Isfahan, Iran. Because it is a work of art.
Moroccan tile work
Anniversary Gift for my favorite Architecture buff OR great wedding gift idea!
Purple Knot - Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto
Entrance to Kabukiza Theatre 1
Purple | Porpora | Pourpre | Morado | Lilla | 紫 | Roxo | Colour | Texture | Pattern | Style | Form |
...*✿ڿڰۣ NYRockPhotoGirl ♥♥•♥♥ #lotus #love #purple
I would love to paint my house this colour. And have a palm tree out the front.
curiosity shoppe oh that purple oh that TaHe - a good one to follow! :-)
Large antique Purple Glass jar RICHARD HUDNUT by plowgirl on Etsy
Also thinking of maybe painting the front door purple...I'm in a purple mood today, I suppose!