Moorish Revival

Style in 19th-century European architecture and decorative arts characterized by Hispano-Moresque forms and motifs such as honey comb vaulting, arabesques, and horseshoe arches.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
22457
Names
Moorish Revival
Revival, Moorish
Moorse herleving Dutch
Neoárabe Spanish

More Definitions

Refers to the style in 19th-century European architecture and decorative arts characterized by Hispano-Moresque forms and motifs such as honey comb vaulting, arabesques, and horseshoe arches.

view all →

Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300198720. The J. Paul Getty Trust.