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Yeseria is a technique of carving plaster used by the Moors in Spain like also by the post-Reconsquista's Mudéjar architecture.[1] Plaster was often carved into geometric and Islamic-influenced motifs. The Alhambra and the Córdoba Synagogue have many fine examples of yeseria.

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  1. ^ Byne; Arthur Byne; Mildred Stapley Byne (1920). Decorated wooden ceilings in Spain. Harvard University: G.P. Putnam's Sons. p. 32.

External links[edit]

Nasrid Plasterwork: Symbolism, Materials & Techniques (info on 'naqch hadîda' technique)