52 weeks photo challenge :week 9 – Patterns – Backsteinmuster

BacksteinmusterI often wonder who created the first brickwork patterns. When translating a coffeetable book on country style I came to understand that there are plenty of different ways to arrange them and each one has a term of its own. It proved difficult to find out the vocabulary, because the Internet was still a twinkle in the nerds‘ eyes. Fortunately a neighbour (bricklayer) was able to ask his employer and help me to identify the patterns from the images in my book. Anyway, the only term I was familiar with was very similar in English and German, herringbone and Fischgrät.

This is part of  The Girl That Dreams Awake’s weekly photo challenge. Thank you for visiting my blog. 🙂

Photos: (c) anglogermantranslations. All rights reserved.

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  1. Nice patterns and I admire you for taking the time to find the history behind them 🙂 thank you for joining in 🙂

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