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Madrasa of al-'Attarin

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dc.coverage.spatial Site: Fez (Fès province, Morocco) en_US
dc.creator Unknown en_US 2011-06-07T15:37:19Z 2011-06-07T15:37:19Z
dc.identifier 158265 en_US
dc.identifier.uri en_US
dc.description "The al-Attarine madrasa, like the other Marinid madrasas of Fez, is celebrated for its rich decorative programme, concentrated in the rectangular arcaded courtyard. The courtyard opens onto a square prayer hall, and is luxuriously ornamented with glazed tile (zellij) dados and pavement, intricate carved stucco ornament on walls and piers, carved and painted wooden arches and cornices, and marble columns. The al-Attarin Madrasa, and the other Marinid madrasas, illustrate the translation of a palatial language of materials and decorations into a religious setting. Though the carved stucco and glazed tile revetment clearly evoke the Nasrid palace of Alhambra in Spain, their highly delicate, almost lace-like, treatment and tendency to ever smaller scale is unique to the Marinid foundations in Morocco." Source: Archnet en_US
dc.description section, from Joseph de la Nézière, "Les monuments mauresques du Maroc", 1922 en_US
dc.format.medium stucco en_US
dc.format.medium ceramic tile en_US
dc.format.medium marble en_US
dc.format.medium stone en_US
dc.format.medium wood (plant material) en_US
dc.relation.ispartof 105325 en_US
dc.subject Fès (Morocco) en_US
dc.subject Bazaars (Markets) en_US
dc.subject Perfumes en_US
dc.subject Madrasahs en_US
dc.subject Islamic religious education en_US
dc.subject Islam -- History en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Islamic--Africa, North en_US
dc.subject Religious architecture en_US
dc.subject Architecture, Islamic --Morocco en_US
dc.subject Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations (Islamic law) en_US
dc.subject Waqf en_US
dc.subject Civilization, Islamic en_US
dc.title Madrasa of al-'Attarin en_US
dc.title.alternative al-Attarin Madrasa en_US
dc.title.alternative Attarine Madrasa en_US
dc.title.alternative Madrasa of the Perfumers en_US
dc.title.alternative 'Attarin Madrasa en_US
dc.title.alternative al Attarin Madrasa en_US
dc.title.alternative Madrasa of al-Attarin en_US
dc.title.alternative al-'Attarin Madrasa en_US
dc.type Image en_US
vra.culturalContext Islamic en_US
vra.culturalContext North African en_US
vra.technique carving (processes) en_US
vra.technique construction en_US
vra.technique mosaic (process) en_US
vra.worktype Madrasa en_US
dc.contributor.display Islamic, North African en_US

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