PhotoPOSTcard: Morocco’s Zellij Tiles

Zellij Tile Fountain Marrakesh

Last Updated on 12/13/18 by quiltripping

Throughout my wanderings in Marrakesh, I saw the characteristic Zellij tile decoration. Whether it was a museum, an old restored historic building or in the narrow lanes of the Medina, this typical Moroccan mosaic tile work in shades of blue, tan and green was prevalent. The combination of small hand chiseled tiles laid in intricate geometric patterns seemed infinite. I definitely got a few ideas for a quilt or two.

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