A complete arch that is carved of wood and painted. The archway is carved with muqarnas below a panel of scrolling and interlaced foliate sprays, the line of the arch delineated by a row of of whirling petal motifs. The spandrels carved with ovoid medallions formed by a pair of toothed leaves containing floral and foliate sprays and issuing further elongated scrolling leaves. On a similarly filled ground, within a rectagular border of plain batons is the outer ground that is carved with a lattice containing trefoil flowerheads.


  • Title: Wooden Arch
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1301 AH
  • Physical Dimensions: w155 x h100 cm
  • Decoration: Vegetal arabesques and Muqarnas.
  • Type: Carved & painted
  • Rights: al Sabah Collection
  • Medium: Wood

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