A Symphony of Tiles: Rustem Pasha Mosque
Treasures of Turkey • Documentary, History, Special Interest, Travel
The Rustem Pasha Mosque is renowned for the extraordinary ceramic tiles it houses, which flow from the façade to the interior. An astonishing gallery of art where all motifs used in Iznik tiles in Turkey. The 41 different types of tulip motifs in the mosque can give an idea of the richness of the collection. The Rustem Pasha Mosque houses the richest collection of tiles in embossed coral red, which is also known as the "lost red" in the history of Iznik tile art. With their extraodinary designs, motifs, colours, harmony, balance and symmetry; the tiles offer a true source of admiration, turning Rustem Pasha Mosque into a museum of incredible richness.
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