|Title||Modern 20th c. marbled paper, Serpentine on Turkish pattern |
|Artist||Guyot, Don |
|Studio Name||Colophon Hand Bindery |
|Place of Production||United States -- Washington (State) -- Seattle |
|Descriptive Notes||Muira: Serpentine on Turkish marbled|
Wolf: Turkish waved.
This pattern is created by first completing a Turkish pattern. As a final step a comb, with one set of teeth set at wide intervals, would be drawn through the bath once in wavy lines reminiscent of the way a snake moves.
This sample is a second.
The primary colors for this sample are dark and light orange, black, brown, white and tan.
|Collection Notes||This sample is a flat sample from amongst a box of samples Guyot would have used to monitor his inventory and pattern types for his company, Colophon.|
|Paper Process/Medium||Surface application papers -- Marbled papers |
|Prominent Pattern Type||Serpentine|
|Secondary Pattern Type||Turkish|
|Object Type||Paper;Marbled paper |
|Physical Description||12 x 9 cm. |
|References||Muira pgs 107-109 (Serpentine), 47-49 (Turkish)|
Wolfe plates XXIII 10 (Wide comb), XXXV 154 (waved), XXVI 44-48 (Turkish)
|Digital Collection||Decorated and Decorative Paper Collection|
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Book Arts Collection |
|Reference Number||DG-modern-Guyot-mp151a |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from an original sample using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at between 550-600 ppi, saved in TIFF, resized, and imported to JPEG 2000. |