Abstract

This study is an attempt to trace the evolution and the development of the muqarnas in the Maghrib. It aims to analyze the Maghrib muqarnas, with respect to its structural and ornamental composition as well as its historical background and origin.

Date of Award

Spring 6-1-2006

Online Submission Date

5-28-2006

First Advisor

Bernard O'Kane

Committee Member 1

Bernard O'Kane

Committee Member 2

George T. Scanlon

Committee Member 3

Jere Bacharach

Document Type

Thesis

Extent

116 p. :

Library of Congress Subject Heading 1

Islamic art

Library of Congress Subject Heading 2

Islamic architecture

Library of Congress Subject Heading 3

Idrīs, Yūsuf.;Pirandello, Luigi,

Rights

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Call Number

Thesis 2006/52

Location

mgfth;mrs2

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