This Arte Italica Merletto aqua scalloped plate evokes Moorish geometry.
Geometry is omnipresent in Islamic arts. Squares, stars and circles are very often overlapping, repeted…
Examples of Oriental geometric patterns :
– Six pointed stars (https://es.pinterest.com/pin/537406168014226663/)
– Eight-pointed stars (https://es.pinterest.com/pin/487162884672490335/)
– Twelve-pointed stars (https://es.pinterest.com/pin/487162884672490332/)
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