|Title||Vintage 19th c. marbled paper, Serpentine on Turkish pattern |
|Date||19th century |
|Descriptive Notes||Wolfe: Turkish waved|
Miura: Serpentine on Turkish
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.
The primary colors for this example are red, blue, green, yellow and white.
|Collection Notes||This example is scanned from a book cover.|
This book has matching endsheets and edges.
|Paper Process/Medium||Surface application papers -- Marbled papers |
|Prominent Pattern Type||Serpentine|
|Secondary Pattern Type||Turkish|
|Object Type||Paper;Marbled paper |
|Physical Description||19 x 13.5 cm. |
|References||Miura pgs 107-109 (Serpentine), 47-49 (Turkish)|
Wolfe plates XXIII 10 (Wide comb), XXXV 154 (waved), XXVI 44-48 (Turkish)
|Original Source||Eliot, George. Adam Bede. Chicago : Belford, Clark, 1884. |
|Digital Collection||Decorated and Decorative Paper Collection|
|Digital Image Number||DEP0173 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Walker Ames Collection |
|Reference Number||PR 4656 A1 1884 |
|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. |