A unique feature of this illustration, which may be difficult to see in the digital image, is the use of gold and silver ink which not only shimmers when it catches the light but also accentuates some of the finer details that might otherwise be missed.
This 136+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there are two small dots in the left margin.
Period Paper is pleased to offer a rare collection of chromolithographs in fantastic condition. These colorful, interesting pieces provide valuable glimpses into many of designs, motifs, and decorative styles from historical eras such as that of the ancient Egyptians, Byzantines, Greco-Romans and of course the Middle Ages and High Renaissance. The Medieval designs also feature a wide variety of manuscript illuminations that are absolutely stunning. Virtually unseen online, these items would be magnificent framed.
Keywords specific to this image: tessellation, meander, leaf, flower, decorative element, complex
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