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Borders in the style of medieval manuscripts, patterns based on Greek and Persian pottery, designs adapted from Venetian lace and#8212; this unique sourcebook abounds in splendid original ornaments. Its gorgeous black-and-white drawings include such diverse influences as German Gothic, Japanese, Arabic, Indian, Celtic, and ancient Roman art.

A pioneer of modern design, Christopher Dresser (1834and#8211;1904) was one of the Victorian era's most important and influential stylists, whose works are eagerly sought by artists and craftspeople. A botanist by training, Dresser was particularly skilled in the execution of floral motifs. This versatile collection of his designs can be easily adapted to art and craft projects, textiles, interior decoration, wall hangings, lacework, carvings, and much more.

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This unique sourcebook offers a magnificent array ofand#160;original black-and-white designs. Gorgeous motifs inand#160;Persian, Gothic, Japanese, Celtic, and other styles can be easily applied to countless uses.

Synopsis:

Borders based on medieval manuscripts, patterns drawn from Greek and Persian pottery, designs adapted from Venetian lace — this unique sourcebook by a famed designer abounds in splendid original ornaments. Its gorgeous black-and-white drawings include styles influenced by German Gothic, Japanese, Arabic, Indian, Celtic, and ancient Roman art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486455648
Author:
Dresser, Christopher
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Pictorial
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
Arts and crafts movement
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Decoration and ornament -- Victorian style.
Subject:
Pattern books
Subject:
Victorian clip art
Subject:
Victorian design motifs
Subject:
authentic Victorian ornaments
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
General Art
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 designs on 50 plates
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.44 lb

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This unique sourcebook offers a magnificent array ofand#160;original black-and-white designs. Gorgeous motifs inand#160;Persian, Gothic, Japanese, Celtic, and other styles can be easily applied to countless uses.
"Synopsis" by ,
Borders based on medieval manuscripts, patterns drawn from Greek and Persian pottery, designs adapted from Venetian lace — this unique sourcebook by a famed designer abounds in splendid original ornaments. Its gorgeous black-and-white drawings include styles influenced by German Gothic, Japanese, Arabic, Indian, Celtic, and ancient Roman art.
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