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1875 Chromolithograph Medieval Geometric Pattern Motif 12th Century Mosaic LOR1
1875 Chromolithograph Medieval Geometric Pattern Motif 12th Century Mosaic LOR1

1875 Chromolithograph Medieval Geometric Pattern Motif 12th Century Mosaic LOR1

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This is a rare original 1875 color chromolithograph that depicts a variety of historical mosaic patterns from palaces and cathedrals that date back to the 12th century. The geometric designs are full of color and reminiscent of the Arabic and Moorish patterns so often seen in Islamic decoration.

CONDITION

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.

  • Product Type: Original Chromolithograph; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 13 inches; 23 x 33 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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: hexagonal, decorative element, interlacing

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