EST. 2009

July 17, 2010

That Ornament Opulent

TAKE ME BACK TO A TIME LONG GONE, of ancient affluence and artistic splendor.

Gathering a plethora of decorative motifs from major cultures of the old world, Auguste Racinet's L'Ornement Polychrome transports you to glorious Greece and grandeurious Rome, to Egypt and India and China and Russia.

All the lavish detail, they intoxicate me!

Plates from L'Ornement Polychrome. Images from