The Art of Mihrab – little masterpieces of Islamic art

What is a mihrab? It’s a typically semi-circular niche in the mosque. It’s usually inserted in the centre of the Quibla wall, the wall which points towards Mecca, the holy direction of Muslim prayer. With time, mihrabs┬áturned from simple apse-style concavities into highly ornamented sites -little masterpieces of Islamic art. See the art of mihrab: … Continue reading The Art of Mihrab – little masterpieces of Islamic art