The daring black-and-white line drawings on this exceptional assortment be offering artists and craftspeople a wealthy and sundry supply of historical Korean styles and designs. The 142 copyright-loose motifs, impressed via artistic endeavors and layout courting from the primary during the 19th centuries, are numerous now not handiest in matter and subject, however in dimension and form, starting from complete- and part-web page compositions to borders, panels, medallions, and allover styles.
Artist Madeleine Orban-Szontagh discovered feature motifs in a excellent choice of Korean arts and crafts, together with embroidered Buddhist and Taoist symbols, jewellery, decorative tiles, a royal headdress, vases, ebook covers, monitors, and artwork. The motifs vary from summary bureaucracy to practical depictions of costumed figures, birds, flora, and landscapes. Additionally, the daring, transparent outlines of the drawings cause them to simple to breed and simple to make use of in all kinds of arts and crafts.