Detail from interior of Cordoba Mosque. Andalucia, Spain. Although the ceiling embodies the geometric perfection typical of Spanish-Muslim architecture the color and light suggest an organic form. Perhaps a sand dollar or a dried flower?
Kutubiyya Mosque, Marrakesh, detail of carved panels and marquetry strapwork - The Art of the Almoravid and Almohad Periods (ca. | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art