|Title||Vintage 19th c. marbled paper, Stormont on Shell pattern |
|Date||19th century |
|Descriptive Notes||Wolfe and Miura: Stormont on Shell|
This pattern is created by first making a Shell pattern. After this is accomplished a second color, mixed in the appropriate manner for making a Stormont pattern, would then be thrown onto the bath.
The primary colors for this example are light and dark brown and black.
|Collection Notes||This example is scanned from a book cover.|
The endsheets match the covers.
The edges are decorated with a blue Shell marble.
|Paper Process/Medium||Surface application papers -- Marbled papers |
|Prominent Pattern Type||Stormont|
Alternate pattern name(s): French, Empire
|Secondary Pattern Type||Shell|
Alternative pattern name(s): French Shell, Caillouté Agate, Ringader, Vogelaugen
|Object Type||Paper;Marbled paper |
|Physical Description||20 x 12 cm. |
|References||Wolfe plates XXIX 73-84, XXX 85-87 (Stormont), XXX 88-96 (Shell)|
Muira pgs 56-57 (Stormont), 54-55 (Shell)
|Original Source||The Lady's monthly museum. London : July-Dec. 1828, Vernor & Hood, 1798-1828 |
|Digital Collection||Decorated and Decorative Paper Collection|
|Digital Image Number||DEP0233 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Binding Collection |
|Reference Number||AP4.L227 july-dec 1828 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from an original sample using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at between 550-600 dpi and saved in TIFF and resized. 2006 |