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Description - Victorian Decorative Borders and Designs by Christopher Dresser

More than 160 exquisitely rendered colour illustrations offer a fabulous array of decorative borders and panels in a tremendous variety of styles: Byzantine, Roman, Gothic, Renaissance, Louis XIV, and other historical fashions.Many of these enchanting images are drawn from Christopher Dresser's Studies in Design, a landmark in home-decorating stylebooks. Dresser's compilations of unusual designs from far-flung sources including Egypt, Morocco, and the Far East exercised an enormous influence upon his Victorian contemporaries and subsequent generations. Images from his book, together with selections from a nineteenth-century French album and other pictorial collections of the era, afford a wealth of delights for art enthusiasts as well as inspiration for designers and crafters.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486461359
ISBN-10: 0486461351
Format: Paperback / softback
(279mm x 214mm x 7mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 11-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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