The World of Ornament Bibliotheca Universalis

ISBN: 9783836556255

Author: David Batterham    Publisher: Taschen

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 aesthetics offers a primary reference for artists, historians, designers, and patternmakers, and anyone engaged in decorative design and impact.

Bind: hardback

Pages: 824

Dimensions: 140 x 195 mm

Publication Date: 13-05-2015

Availability Date: 05-02-2021

Tags: Architecture & Design   Arts & Photography   Classics   Design (Art / Graphics)   Design (Interiors)   Education   Fashion   History   Reference   Taschen : BU Bibliotheca Universalis

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