Cover image for Racinet's historic ornament in full color : all 100 plates from "L'ornement polychrome, " Series I
Title:
Racinet's historic ornament in full color : all 100 plates from "L'ornement polychrome, " Series I
Author:
Racinet, A. (Auguste), 1825-1893.
Uniform Title:
Ornement polychrome. Selections. English
Publication Information:
New York : Dover Publications, 1988.
Physical Description:
100 pages : all color illustrations ; 32 cm
General Note:
"The original French text is here omitted, being replaced by new captions, publisher's note, and list of illustrations in English"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486257877
Format :
Book

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Central Library NK1548 .R332513 1988 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

2,000 decorative motifs expertly reprinted in full color from a rare 19th-century publication. Adapted from borders, tiles, carved wood panels, and other ornamental sources, the designs include classic Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Etruscan motifs; Chinese, Japanese, Persian and Indian patterns; samples from the Arabic and Byzantine cultures; Celtic, medieval, Renaissance and 18th century European art.


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