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400 Traditional Tile Designs in Full Color (Dover Pictorial Archives)

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During the Victorian and Edwardian eras, elaborately tiled walls and floors were revived as an essential element of interior decor. Now scores of richly decorative tile designs of the period have been reproduced in this permission-free collection, reprinted in beautiful full color from the plates of rare nineteenth and early twentieth century manufacturers' catalogs.

The origins of these designs lie in the decorative-arts traditions of the civilizations of Islam, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium, among others. Through the centuries, designers have produced variations on early prototypes found in Roman and Pompeiian villas, Arab mosques, Moorish palaces, and other historic structures. More than 400 spectacular examples inspired by over 2,000 years of the most imaginative and artistic approaches to tile design are contained in this magnificent collection—one of the largest single-volume sources of decorative tile designs in color.

Artists, designers, interior decorators, and craftspeople will find here a rich source of inspiring and instructive design. General readers interested in the arts will enjoy browsing through this treasury of intriguingly beautiful motifs.

Original Dover (1992) publication.

Synopsis:

Spectacular treasury of over 400 royalty-free motifs reprinted from rare 19th- and early-20th-century English, French, and Spanish manufacturers' catalogs. Islamic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, other designs.

Synopsis:

Spectacular plates reprinted from rare 19th- and early-20th-century English, French, and Spanish manufacturers' catalogs. 400 royalty-free examples inspired by more than 2,000 years of tile designs produced by the civilizations of Islam, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium, among others. Largest collection of color tile designs in a single volume.

Synopsis:

Spectacular plates reprinted from rare 19th- and early-20th-century English, French, and Spanish manufacturers' catalogs. 400 royalty-free examples inspired by more than 2,000 years of tile designs produced by the civilizations of Islam, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium, among others. Largest collection of color tile designs in a single volume.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486269528
Editor:
Grafton, Carol Belanger
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Grafton, Carol Belanger
Author:
Grafton, Carol Belanger
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
Clip Art
Subject:
Crafts
Subject:
Themes, motives
Subject:
Tiles
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Use of Ornament
Subject:
Tiles -- Themes, motives.
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Illustration
Subject:
tilework designs
Subject:
decorative tiles clip art
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Architecture-Ornamentation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover pictorial archive series
Series Volume:
101-1052
Publication Date:
19920131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
12.25 x 9.25 in 1.04 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Spectacular treasury of over 400 royalty-free motifs reprinted from rare 19th- and early-20th-century English, French, and Spanish manufacturers' catalogs. Islamic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, other designs.

"Synopsis" by , Spectacular plates reprinted from rare 19th- and early-20th-century English, French, and Spanish manufacturers' catalogs. 400 royalty-free examples inspired by more than 2,000 years of tile designs produced by the civilizations of Islam, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium, among others. Largest collection of color tile designs in a single volume.
"Synopsis" by ,
Spectacular plates reprinted from rare 19th- and early-20th-century English, French, and Spanish manufacturers' catalogs. 400 royalty-free examples inspired by more than 2,000 years of tile designs produced by the civilizations of Islam, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium, among others. Largest collection of color tile designs in a single volume.

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