Sketch 23: Pattern with squares and octagons

While exploring some areas around Isfahan I found a remote village Ashtarjan with a very old Ilkhanid mosque Jameh Mosque of Ashtarjan ( 1315–16 ). The mosque had some simple geometric decorations. Here is one of them.

Geometric pattern with squares and octagons.

In this short sketch we will analyze and reconstruct this pattern. This is very simple but very useful work.

s and octagons.


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