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ART and ARCHITECTURE, mainly: Christopher Dresser, porcelain and the laws of ornamentation

Piece  Christopher Dresser  (British (born Scotland), Glasgow 1834–1904 Mulhouse)   Manufactory:James W. and C. Ward Textile  Date:ca. 1873  Culture:English (Halifax)Medium:Wool and silk  Dimensions:L. 24 3/4 x W. 23 1/4 inches (62.9 x 59.1 cm)Classification:Textiles-Woven

Piece Christopher Dresser (British (born Scotland), Glasgow Mulhouse) Manufactory:James W. Ward Textile Date:ca. 1873 Culture:English (Halifax)Medium:Wool and silk Dimensions:L. 23 inches x cm)Classification:Textiles-Woven

“Watkins Glen”. The dynamic design and coloring of this frieze was the work of Dr. Christopher Dresser and came directly from the chromolithographed frontispiece of his 1873 book “Principles of Decorative Design”.

A complete set of our Victorian wallpapers, borders, and friezes from the Dresser I room set in Indigo- see how your home would look with a touch of the Victorian Era!

Dr. Christopher Dresser

Frieze suited to a room about fourteen feet high. Style new, the ornament being derived from the frost on a window-pane in winter.] From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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