Stalactite work

Stalactite work

An Islamic decorative design consisting of multiple corbeling that resembles natural stalactites, in either plaster, marble or wood.
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muqarnas, honeycomb work, stalactite work

muqarnas
An original Islamic design involving various combinations of three-dimensional shapes, corbeling, etc.

stalactite work

stalactite work
See muqarnas.
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