|Title||Vintage 18th c. marbled paper, French Curl on Nonpareil pattern |
|Descriptive Notes||Wolfe: French Curl on Nonpareil|
Muira: Snail on Nonpareil
The pattern is created by following all the steps necessary to make a (typical) Nonpareil pattern. The final step would be to draw in the swirls using either a stylus or a comb whose teeth are set in wide intervals.
The primary colors for this example are red, blue, yellow, and white.
|Collection Notes||This sample is scanned from a book cover.|
The book has edges and endsheets which match the cover.
|Paper Process/Medium||Surface application papers -- Marbled papers |
|Prominent Pattern Type||French Curl|
|Secondary Pattern Type||Nonpareil|
|Object Type||Paper;Marbled paper |
|Physical Description||26 x 22 cm. |
|References||Wolfe plates XXIX 145-150 (Nonpareil), XXIV 13-18 (French Curl)|
Muira pgs 92-93 (Nonpareil), pgs 76-77 (Snail)
|Original Source||Barry, Edward, Sir. Observations, historical, critical, and medical, on the wines of the ancients. And the analogy between them and modern wines. With general observations on the principles and qualities of water, and in particular on those of Bath...London, T. Cadell, 1775. |
|Digital Collection||Decorated and Decorative Paper Collection|
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Binding Collection |
|Reference Number||663.2 B279o |
|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. |