Trees on the two bottom corners are balanced with quatrefoils
at the top corners.
Kathy chose a Warm & White batting, and Karen machine quilted a quatrefoil
design on each block, swirling vines on the sashing strips, a flower on each sashing square, and a repeating flower and vine design on the border.
Among the topics are a survey of tables for regulating the times of prayer, universal solutions to problems of spherical astronomy from Mamluk Syria and Egypt, when the night sky over Qandahar was lit only by stars, universal horary quadrants and dials, selected early and late Islamic astrolabes, the geological data on early Islamic astronomical instruments, and the quatrefoil
as decoration on astrolabe retes.
The patterns, the quatrefoil
of the central roundel and the form of the 'dolphins' heads have clear parallels in Celtic metalwork and manuscripts of the 8th to early 9th centuries, such as the Tara Brooch and the Book of Mac Regol.
They found a main-floor occupant in Quatrefoil
, a small GLBT-oriented library that for years had been housed in a St.
One of these is a swastika, known as "the claws of the lion", another is a quatrefoil
surmounted by a stylised flower.
Both used an altar cross template for their signa manualia, but Jordan's cross, on a document dating to 1405, has a quatrefoil
center with the arms extending from it ending in sharp points.
The watermark on the front endpaper of volume one is: crown/I, quatrefoil
, M in a cartouche/a bunch of grapes.
The third, fourth and fifth orders (also known as trefoil, quatrefoil
and pentafoil) describe coma, spherical aberration and secondary astigmatism, and secondary coma, respectively.
The tall single-light window to the left of these windows features quatrefoil
patterns with two containing the heads of St Kieran and St Canice (IMAGES 6 and 7), the detailing of whose faces is characteristic of Ashwin.
Slant 16-ounce silver quatrefoil
wine glass ($90 for set of four; slantcollections.
(shown here) features a silvered interior design in the company's popular quatrefoil
motif, and it is available in silver and deep red, gold, or brown.