The World of Ornament

The World of Ornament

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Teeming with tapestries, manuscript illuminations, carpets, and tiles, this far-reaching compendium brings together the two greatest 19th-century catalogs of ornament into one indispensable reference book. This Bibliotheca Universalis edition is dedicated to decoration, encompassing designs from medieval times through to the 19th century, in styles as diverse as Egyptian, Etruscan, or Middle Eastern. 

Authored by David Batterham 

Hardcover 

824 pages

Measurements: 5.5 x 7.7 inches 

Published by Taschen in 2015