Chinese FEZ pattern IRL

#1TheBellCupPosted 8/11/2013 6:08:47 PM
I visited Portland's Lan Su Chinese Garden. I found this pattern in the garden:

I asked if there was a name for it, but the guide did not seem to know. I started searching for other images through google, but I did not really find any.

Has anyone else seen or thought about something like this?
#2CyanFallPosted 8/13/2013 9:02:31 AM
Tesselated (aka, tiled) geometric shapes are a fairly common design pattern for wooden window screens and dividers. I've seen them in lots of antique shops and restaurants.

Google Image search: