Egyptian Art. Decorative Paintings.The Scarabaeus. The flowing ornaments from Thebes. Red, blue, and yellow were the principal colors employed.
Oriental art. Sheet of designs for textile fabrics, reproduced from the pattern-book of a persian designer.
THIS engraving shows the upper and lower portions of a vertical panel, supposed to have originally formed a pilaster or border to a piece of tapestry.
The treasury of ornamental art. Specimen embroidered satin. Manufactured at Kachchh (Cutch), Gujarat in India.
Japan shippō-yaki design. Three segments of a circular border. Cloisonné enamel. Ornamental design 19th century.
Maori Carvings New Zealand 1913. From the book: Picturesque New Zealand (1913) by Paul Gooding. Photography by Muir & Moodie; and Josiah Martin.
Renaissance helmet. XVI Century. Italian factory. The Museum of Artillery, at Paris, is rich in arms of this kind, and it is no easy matter to make a choice amongst… Read More