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1875 Chromolithograph Moorish Geometric Pattern Mosaic Islamic Design LOR1
1875 Chromolithograph Moorish Geometric Pattern Mosaic Islamic Design LOR1

1875 Chromolithograph Moorish Geometric Pattern Mosaic Islamic Design LOR1

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This is a rare original 1875 color chromolithograph that provides a variety of historical mosaic patterns in the style of the Moors of Spain and northern Africa. At first glance they may be confused with similar Arabic designs, however their geographic location is a strong indicator for this iconic form of Muslim art.

CONDITION

This 136+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. 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 12.5 inches; 23 x 32 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: traditional, Muslim, rosette, interlacing, decorative element

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