15 December 2011

Tunisian Tiles

Here are some more examples of the extensive use of tiles in Tunisia.  Tiles are used not only for a functional purpose but also for a decorative/ornamental purpose.

 Here tiles surround either side of an ornately carved wooden door

 In this photograph, the tiles decorate the steps leading up to a house.

Here, tiles are used in an understated elegant way to highlight not the steps themselves as in the previous photograph but the masonry near the steps. 

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