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Decorations and designs of silken masterpieces, ancient and modern

Hennezel, Henri comte d"

Decorations and designs of silken masterpieces, ancient and modern

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Published by French & European pub., inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Lyon.
    • Subjects:
    • Silk.,
    • Silk industry -- France -- Lyon.,
    • Textile design.,
    • Decoration and ornament.

    • Edition Notes

      Issued in portfolio.

      Statementoriginal specimens in colours belonging to the Textile historical museum of Lyon.
      ContributionsChambre de commerce et d"industrie de Lyon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK8905 .H4 1930
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[10] p.
      Number of Pages10
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6753297M
      LC Control Number31002513
      OCLC/WorldCa2882575

      Other cities in the Polish commonwealth also kept up a brisk trade with the East. Again, in England there was little distinction made between the singer who entertained court and castle and the gleeman who sang in the villages and at rural festivals; the latter doubtless taking from the common stock more than he contributed from his own. Such books in general fell under such suspicion that they ended up being banned by the Inquisition. Altogether there are 87 large-format miniatures and pages embellished with quarter-page decorations in which a variety of animals, plants and insects are represented. Romanesque Painting in Germany and Austria Germany and Austria witnessed so profuse an artistic efflorescence between the ninth and the eleventh centuries that it is difficult to distinguish precisely between Romanesque wall paintings and those which preceded them.

      Commentary by R. OCLC locates two copies. Though Strzygowski may go too far when he claims that even the art of the Romanized provinces like Gaul came from the East direct and not through Rome, it seems highly probable that his contention is in substance accurate enough. Commentary by Bodo Brickmann. Bear told me the names of every estate, both in the neighborhood and at a distance. It is presumed that the symmetrical positioning of carpet motifs carries hidden messages abut the world and about the universe, incantations for warding off evil, and invocations of the glory of the Creator.

      Golden architectural borders frame 36 miniatures, 12 vignettes with Christian and floral motifs, putti or mythical creatures; and 2 full-page illuminations on twenty pages. The walls having been decorated, an altar-piece would be painted by another artist, while perhaps, following him, yet a third would ornament the front of the altar, or craftsmen would be called in to supply objects used in the sacred service or vestments and books for the priests. James unfurling the sails, St. To Queen Eleanor she gave a fan containing a mirror set with gems of great value. The production of a codex on black parchment was an extremely costly and delicate one; the parchment was immersed in an iron copper solution to obtain the black coloring before it was painted.


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