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By Charles Cahier

The elevated use of caliber designs in 19th-century synthetic items created a gentle call for in the course of that interval for collections of ornamental styles. This quantity reproduces one such assortment ― an incredibly infrequent and worthy portfolio of 376 motifs assembled greater than a century in the past via French Jesuit students.
Relying on old wall and flooring tiles, fabric styles, tapestries, wall hangings, and different designs originating within the heart a long time, the Renaissance, and later ecu and Islamic cultures, Charles Cahier (1807–1882) and Arthur Martin (1802–1856) produced a piece of real inventive contrast. incorporated are a wealth of wonderful floral, animal, chook, and geometric styles, conscientiously researched and meticulously redrawn to be used in a myriad of photo and inventive initiatives. some of the motifs are followed by way of complementary border designs, a frequently crucial accent.
This version faithfully reproduces the variation released in 1868, titled Suite aux mélanges d'archéologie. It represents a useful copyright-free source embodying the best designs from old resources, prepared to be used via artists, illustrators, craftspeople, and architects operating with textiles, wallpapers, inside ornament, and different projects.

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Carrelages et tissus (Continuation of the “Miscellany of Archaeology” Written or Compiled by the Authors of the “Stained Glass Windows of Bourges” [Fathers C. Cahier and A. Martin of the Society of Jesus ], Published by the Survivor / First Series: Tiles and Textiles). ) It is this Suite aux mélanges from which the illustrations in this Dover volume are reproduced. The original French publication consisted of 250 numbered plates on separate sheets, 125 in each of the two portfolios. Three of the sheets were double-size and folded in two.

11501 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cahier, Charles, 1807—1882. [Carrelages et tissus] 376 decorative allover patterns from historic tilework and textiles / Charles Cahier and Arthur Martin. p. —(Dover pictorial archive series) “Contains all the plates from Suite aux Melanges d’archéologie ... [Premiere série: Carrelages et tissus], originally published in two portfolios by A. p. verso. 9780486155494 1. Repetitive patterns (Decorative arts) 2. Tiles, Medieval. 3. Tiles, Renaissance.

Manufactured in the United States of America Dover Publications, Inc. Y. 11501 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cahier, Charles, 1807—1882. [Carrelages et tissus] 376 decorative allover patterns from historic tilework and textiles / Charles Cahier and Arthur Martin. p. —(Dover pictorial archive series) “Contains all the plates from Suite aux Melanges d’archéologie ... [Premiere série: Carrelages et tissus], originally published in two portfolios by A. p. verso. 9780486155494 1.

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