Decoration, taken from various periods of Greek Art. Specimens of Antefix, Meanders, mosaic-work. Frieze and corona ornaments.
The costume of the Knights. Decorations. The principal provisions. The insignia of the Order.
Greek Art. Examples of the flora of Magna Græcia. Painted antefixæ. Terra cotta ornaments. Paintings on vases. Fret-work or meanders.
Plan and section of the house of the Pansa. Ostium or Prothyrum. The Vestibule, the Piscnia, Peristylium, the Library, Oecus or Cyzicenian Hall of the Roman house.
Polychromatic ornament by Auguste Racinet. THIS plate contains twenty-two examples of the ornamentation of hangings and stuffs, all of them remarkable for simplicity of design.
THE subjects represented in this plate belong to the finest period of the Renaissance, when the art of the Italian miniature-painters had attained its highest pitch of perfection.
Silk fabric. Background red pattern opposite. Large circles with elephants. The pattern is a Byzantine redesign of an originally Sassanid pattern.
The Byzantine style of art. The Romanesque style. Marble mosaic work. Examples of flowing foliage. Ornamental forms of ancient Persepolis. Ornamentation of the Middle Ages.
the Corinthian capitals. The pilasters from the Villa Medici are as perfect specimens of Roman ornament as could be found.
Greek-Roman art. Mosaics, painted bas-reliefs and wall paintings found in Herculaneum and Pompeii. Ornaments from panels, friezes, borders and mural paintings.