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Tiled mosque in SamarkandDoorway decorated with strapwork, arabesques and tilework

Simple early Islamic geometric tilework

Middle stage Islamic patterns

Elaborate late stage Islamic woodwork

Complicated strapwork tiling

 

Finely carved Islamic wooden pulpit

Indian pierced stone screens

Iron gate from Egypt, forming a pattern of stars and kitesBronze doors from Egypt, decorated with strapwork

Elaborate stepped vaulting in Iran

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