Motif facts for kids

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Plant motif, Taj Mahal

In art, a motif is a repeated pattern, image, or theme. Paisley designs are called motifs. Many designs in mosques in Islamic culture are motifs. Two major Roman motifs are egg and tongue, and ball and reel.

Motifs may have iconographic significance within a work of art.


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