16th Century Italian Renaissance Two Tone Fabrics Design

Medieval textil. 16th century Italian Renaissance two tone fabrics design

16th century Fabric two tone Italian School.

16th century Italian Renaissance two tone fabrics design.

Sixteenth century. – Italian School. (Size of the Original.) Fabric two tone. (D’Ambosio after Borgognone.) Louvre, Paris. (XVIe SIÈCLE. — École italienne. (GRANDEUR DE L’ORIGINAL.) TISSU A DEUX TONS. (D’APRES AMBROSIO BORGOGNONE.) AU MUSÉE DU LOUVRE, A PARIS.)

Circles with tracings most cleverly worked out serve as a base to the decoration of this tissue. Geometrically shown as above, the ornamentation seems rather dry and meager. — But such is not the case when the tissue assumes the shape of the body and forms elegant fouls. The border produces a charming effect.

Note:  French baroque period. Silk design fabric 17th century.

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