376 decorative allover patterns : from historic tilework and by Charles Cahier

By Charles Cahier

The elevated use of caliber designs in 19th-century synthetic items created a gentle call for in the course of that interval for collections of ornamental styles. This quantity reproduces one such assortment ― an exceptionally infrequent and beneficial portfolio of 376 motifs assembled greater than a century in the past by way of French Jesuit students.
Relying on historic wall and flooring tiles, cloth styles, tapestries, wall hangings, and different designs originating within the heart a while, the Renaissance, and later eu and Islamic cultures, Charles Cahier (1807–1882) and Arthur Martin (1802–1856) produced a piece of precise creative contrast. incorporated are a wealth of fantastic floral, animal, poultry, and geometric styles, rigorously researched and meticulously redrawn to be used in a myriad of photo and creative initiatives. a number of the motifs are observed by means of complementary border designs, a frequently crucial accent.
This variation faithfully reproduces the version released in 1868, titled Suite aux mélanges d'archéologie. It represents a useful copyright-free source embodying the best designs from ancient resources, prepared to be used by means of artists, illustrators, craftspeople, and architects operating with textiles, wallpapers, inside ornament, and different projects.

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I. Martin, Arthur, 1801—1856. II. Title. III. Title: Three hundred seventy-six decorative allover patterns from historic tilework and textiles. IV. Series. 4’42—dc20 89-36970 CIP Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Publisher’s Note Publisher’s Note THE QUALITY OF DESIGN in crafted and manufactured products of all types-and in the packaging and advertising of those products—was a primary concern of the great industrial nations in the nineteenth century. Rivalry between France and England for design leadership in Europe was increased by each of the great world’s fairs held periodically in London and Paris, beginning with the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851.

For details, see the Publisher’s Note (based partially on the original French “Préface”), specially written for the present edition. DOVER Pictorial Archive SERIES This book belongs to the Dover Pictorial Archive Series. You may use the designs and illustrations for graphics and crafts applications, free and without special permission, provided that you include no more than ten in the same publication or project. Y. ) However, republication or reproduction of any illustration by any other graphic service whether it be in a book or in any other design resource is strictly prohibited.

Y. ) However, republication or reproduction of any illustration by any other graphic service whether it be in a book or in any other design resource is strictly prohibited. Manufactured in the United States of America Dover Publications, Inc. Y. 11501 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cahier, Charles, 1807—1882. [Carrelages et tissus] 376 decorative allover patterns from historic tilework and textiles / Charles Cahier and Arthur Martin. p. —(Dover pictorial archive series) “Contains all the plates from Suite aux Melanges d’archéologie ...

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