209 x 279 x 5mm
Faithfully reproduced from a valuable 19th-century portfolio, this singular volume includes 224 designs saluting the rich textile traditions of many historic cultures. A fascinating range of gorgeous motifs includes mythological figures, harvest and hunting scenes, vivid floral arrangements, interlacing vines and leaves, geometric elements, and so much more! European textile designs are represented, along with those from the Middle and Far East. Meticulously capturing every striking nuance of colour and detail, this unparalleled art resource will be of great value to interior decorators, artists, craftspeople, art students, and every reader with an interest in historic fabric design.