The 60 plates include over 250 huge-scale line drawings, most commonly performed through the authors. The designs and styles proven are derived from architectural ornamental motifs, fabric designs, styles from ceramics, and the like. A short lived textual content specifies assets for some of the designs, and captions establish nationwide beginning and incessantly the unique colour schemes.
The illustrations come with historic Egyptian styles from painted tomb ceilings, borders from Greek vases, Celtic designs, Jap embellishes, Moorish decorations, 11th-century Italian fabric designs, and architectural parts from the cathedral of Notre-Dame and different homes.
This partial checklist of contents offers an concept of the numerous kinds of layout reproduced within the ebook, and the programs to which the designs will also be placed. Business artists, architects, crafters, designers, scene designers, and others will in finding those pages a wealthy supply of ornamental designs.