|Title||Vintage 19th c. marbled paper, Turkish on Shell pattern |
|Descriptive Notes||Wolfe and Miura: Turkish on French Shell |
This pattern is created by first completing a Shell pattern. Then, in the normal way of creating a Turkish pattern color(s) is sprinkled over the top of this, causing the Shell pattern to become the veins.
The primary colors for this example are medium and light purple, green, blue and yellow.
|Collection Notes||This examples is scanned from a book cover.|
The book has Turkish on Shell endsheets and Turkish antiqued edges.
|Paper Process/Medium||Surface application papers -- Marbled papers |
|Prominent Pattern Type||Turkish|
Alternative pattern name(s): Spot, Stone, Agate, Stein, Achat, Caillouté Simple
|Secondary Pattern Type||Shell|
Alternative pattern name(s): French Shell, Caillouté Agate, Ringader, Vogelaugen
|Object Type||Paper;Marbled paper |
|Physical Description||19.5 x 14 cm. |
|References||Wolfe plates XXVI 44-48 (Turkish), XXX 88-96 (Shell)|
Muira pgs 47-49 (Turkish), 54-55 (Shell)
|Original Source||Ruskin, John. Ruskin's works. New York : J. Wiley, 1888-. |
|Digital Collection||Decorated and Decorative Paper Collection|
|Digital Image Number||DEP0252 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Walker Ames Collection |
|Reference Number||PR 5250 E88 1888 v.1 |
|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. |