Friday, February 08, 2013

V&A Pattern: Garden Florals.

V&A Pattern: Garden Florals. V&A Publishing, 2010. 80pp., illustrated throughout, 17,8x12,9cm. Each title in the series includes a free CD of high-resolution images. Images from here.

Book description:

" 'Garden Florals' showcases textiles and wallpapers that depict motifs derived from the natural world - the selection is mostly British and from the period 1880-1910.

Artists and designers featured include William Morris, Walter Crane, C.F.A Voysey and Lewis Foreman Day.

'Garden Florals' is also available in a collectors' slipcase edition with 'Owen Jones', 'Novelty Patterns' and 'Kimono'."

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