The World of Ornament – [Fara autor]

The World of Ornament – [Fara autor]

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Discover a world of decorative ideas with this compendium of history’s most elegant patterns and ornamental designs. The World of Ornament brings together the two greatest encyclopedic collections of ornament of the 19th century: Auguste Racinet’s L’Ornement polychrome Volumes I and II (1875-1888) and Auguste Dupont-Auberville’s L’Ornement des tissus (1877) to provide one lavish source book spanning jewelry tile stained glass illuminated manuscript textile and ceramic ornament. Encompassing classical Egyptian Greek Roman Etruscan Asian and Middle-Eastern as well as European designs from medieval times through the 19th century this compilation of cultures and esthetics offers a primary reference for artists historians designers and patternmakers and anyone engaged in decorative design and impact.