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Border Design with Saints

Border Design with Saints

Anonymous, Italian, 17th century

Border Design from a Classical Frieze, Decorated with Vines and Leaves
Tablecloth (HOME 328) -  Homestead National Monument of America

Tablecloth (HOME 328) - Homestead National Monument of America

1852 woven tablecloth. Blue background with white patterns. Patterns in it include eagles, deer, flowers, etc., Border design around the edges. Date 1852 woven into one corner. Quite large and heavy.

[Partial border design for a page with birds, cherries, and other fruit]

[Partial border design for a page with birds, cherries, and other frui...

Inscribed in pencil: 4 x 4 birds, 3 x 5 leaves, 4 times 2 cher[ries], 1 x 7 peaches, 2 x 6 duck[s]. Title devised. Inscribed in pencil upper left: =8. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.110) Forms part o... More

Civil War envelope showing border design with eagle, flags, drum, and weapons

Civil War envelope showing border design with eagle, flags, drum, and ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Lucinda Fox, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio; postmarked Mt. Heron, Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: Ambe... More

Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design [verso]
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design [recto]
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Tracing of a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Study for a Border Design with a Sketch of a Tree
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design [verso]
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Tracing of a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Tracing of a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design [recto]
Charles Sprague Pearce - Study for a Border Design
Praying Angels and Poppies (Border Design for Thomas Malory, "Le Morte d'Arthur," J. M. Dent 1893–94, Part III, book vii, chapter i, p. 219)
Ruins of Jerash (Gerasa). Jerash mosaic. Section of border-design with stork and hound.
Skirt - Border Design, Index of American Design
Hooked Rug - GRPO 1292

Hooked Rug - GRPO 1292

Hooked rug with geometric border design on edge encompassing interior design of forest scene with moose, campfire, and conical-shaped birch bark lodge. The rug measures 113 by 83 cm.

Miniature showing Leontia in a courtyard, studying a book propped up on a lectern before her.  Other books scattered around.  In middle distance, meeting of groups of courtesans and customers.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing Leontia in a courtyard, studying a book propped up on a lectern before her.  Other books scattered around.  In middle distance, meeting of groups of courtesans and customers.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Veterum Germanorum

Veterum Germanorum

Book decoration patterns, fonts etc. collection from various sources selected by BibliOdyssey.

Incipit of text, with initial, rubric, border design.  Miniature showing the figure of the author in a gothic chamber, asleep.  He has a pen in his hand, a book open on a lectern, and other books scattered around.  A cat chases a mouse across the floor.
Opening of text (added late 14th century, according to Delisle) with miniature, initials, border design, rubrics.
Miniature of Semiramis on horseback, in full armor, with head bare.  She leads an army against Babylon, which is shown as a castle defended by crossbowmen.  Border design, initial, rubric.
Opening of La Sfera, border design with human figures (partially damaged); initials
Miniature of Opis or Rhea:  in a gothic setting, a pedestal displays a golden statue of Rhea/Opis worshipped by a group of noblemen and women.  Border design, initial, rubric.
Miniature showing workers constructing a gothic temple to Juno, featuring a golden statue of the goddess, and and showing worshippers kneeling before a statue of the goddess.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing farmers driving cattle and harvesting grain.  Ceres, accompanied by three ladies, approaches.  In the background, worshippers pray to statue of the goddess.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Minerva observing two men weaving; 2. chapel to Minerva with statue of her in full armor with winged helmet, with a lance and a shield showing the head of Medusa. An owl perched at her feet.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Venus enthroned as Queen of Cypriens, beneath a red canopy, surrounded by couples at play; 2. temple scene with worshippers and statue of goddess; 3. scene showing prostitues; 4. ships in harbor.  Border design, initial and rubric.
Miniature showing 1. Isis inscribing book of laws amidst a group of farmers; 2. the apotheosis of Io and the goddess adored in her temple at Rome; 3.  Io's ship with its sail furled. Initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Jupiter's messenger selects the young Europa, as she struggles against the soldier who overcomes her, with two bulls nearby.  A ship bears the emblem of the white bull; 2. Europa worshipped in Tarentum. Rubric, initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Hypermnestra in a prison cell; 2. Linus and three men murder Danaus; 3. Hypermnestra's sister murders her husband in bed.  Cathedral town and clock tower in background.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Group of worshippers at statue of Latona.  Niobe, dressed as a queen, stands apart, trying to sway people from their worship; 2. Niobe mourns over the corpses of her husband, Amphion, and her children.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Hypsipyle enthroned in public square, before her husband's supposed pyre, with armed women slaying men; 2. Hypsipyle sold to pirates by Lycurgus; 3. Hypsipyle and Lycurgus on boats.  Initial and border design.
Miniature showing 1. Arachne at her loom, surrounded by men, with scene of lovers on tapestry and female figure on bare warp threads; 2. Arachne hung by a rope in a bare gray chamber, arms akimbo.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Orithya kneels and holds scepter to Hercules, who presents Menalippe in chains; 2. armies of Athenians and Amazons charge at each other; 3. empty warships of Hercules docked in the harbor.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing Erythraea, wearing a blue gown, turning the page of a manuscript on the lectern of a golden altar decorated with icons and books.  A rich library with ornately clasped books visible. Gothic architectural frame. Border design and initial.
Miniature showing 1. the centaur Nessus pierced by the arrow of Hercules following his attempt to abduct Deianaira, who takes tunic covered in the centaur's blood; 2. Servant presents the tunic to Hercules in his bedroom.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Marriage of Jocasta and Oedipus on the steps of a gothic church; 2. Jocasta appears to argue with Oedipus; 3. Jocasta's and Oedipus' sons go to battle in the presence of their sisters.  Rubric, initial, border design.
Miniature showing the Cumean Sibyl (Amalthea) as she presents the last three sibylline books to Tarquin, King of Rome, seated on a throne, offering a gold ball to the Sibyl in exchange for the books.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Pamphila and two servants or students gather cotton, with walled city in background; 2. Pamphila carding the cotton while the servants clean and wind it.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. the murder of Rhea Ilia's brother Lausus by her uncle Amulius, while Rhea Ilia watches; 2. Rhea Ilia, dressed as nun, in bed, with newborn Romulus and Remus; 3. Rhea Ilia buried while wolf suckles twins. Initial, rubric, border design
Miniature of Gaia Cyrilla in a chamber, wearing a crown, seated before a fireplace, spinning wool on a wheel.  A helper cards the wool.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature of chamber with Sappho seated at right, plucking the strings of a harp.  A psalter and a zither lie on a table top before her at left.  A few books, bound and clasped, are stored under a table and on a ledge.  Initial, rubric, and border design.
Miniature showing:  1. Lucretia lying in a blue-starred canopy bed, while Sextus approaches with his sword raised; 2. Lucretia stabs herself in the chest with a dagger, while Collatinus is prevented from coming to her aid.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. tents of Scythians attacked by the army of Cyrus, while the Scythian army approaches in the distance; 2. Thamyris stands over Cyrus, who is about to be beheaded by a soldier.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing torture chamber.  Leaena is shown lying on a table, bound by feet and wrists to cords drawn through rings on walls.  Attendents rack her, two cowled men stand apart.  She spits her tongue at one of them.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Athaliah, crowned, extends her hands to 2 youths being slain; 2. coronation of Jehoash by two bishops; 3. three citizens observe over a wall; 4. the body of Athaliah is dragged from castle gate by her hair.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing three elegant ladies (including Cloelia?) fleeing on horseback across the Tiber from a walled city.  On the far side of the city, soldiers with canon prepare a siege.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Thamyris seated before an easel in an urban square, and she paints a portrait of Diana; 2. the finished portrait is visible on an altar through the window of a church in the middle distance. Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. golden sarcophagus being erected, with stone inscribed as monument of Mausoleus.  Artemesia observes the work; 2. fleet of ships from Rhodes comes to Halicarnassus; Artemesia defends Halicarnassus.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing Leontia in a courtyard, studying a book propped up on a lectern before her.  Other books scattered around.  In middle distance, meeting of groups of courtesans and customers.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Olympia under a canopy in a public square, having given birth to Alexander; 2. the murder of Arridaeus and Eurydice; 3. the murder of Olympia by a soldier. Initial and border design.
Miniature showing Claudia's father arriving in the Capitol, with an entourage.  A younger man attacks his carriage.  Claudia (a vestal virgin) dressed as a nun, approaches the man, threatening him with a golden rod. Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Virginia exiting the temple of Pudicitia, expelled by a group of women; 2. Virginia directs three workman constructing tower of temple of Pudicitia.  Stone cutter works on block of stone.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Flora practicing prostitution with a customer; 2. the Floral Games consisting of nude dancing girls watched by noble and plebeian spectators.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing the young Roman woman giving milk from her breast to her condemned mother, while the jailer, holding the key, observes them through a barred window.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing Marcia before an easel, painting her self-portrait.  A small mirror reflects the image of her face.  In background, two painted portraits and three sculptures of female figures.  Initial and border design.
Miniature of Sulpicia on the steps of an open gothic temple, applauded by a crowd of women and men.  The golden statue of Venus Verticordia, holding a lance, is visible in the apse behind her.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing Harmonia kneeling in a hexagonal chamber at the corpse of a girl slain in her stead.  Harmonia accepts the blows and stabs of two soldiers.  Initial and border design.
Miniature of Busa gazing heavenward as she holds a golden veil out to cloth a man wearing only a shirt.  Two hungry men approach a table set with food.  A third pairing of men clasp hands.  Twho other men watch.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. the betrothal of Sophonisba to Syphax; 2. Syphax alone and bereft; 3. Sophonisba stands before a kneeling figure and drinks from a poisoned chalice.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Theoxena and Poris exiting Thessalonica with children and belongings; 2. Theoxena, Poris and children, on a boat near the shore, commit suicide, as a ship full of Macedonian soldiers pursues them.  Initial, border design.
Miniature showing 1. Berenice, crowned, standing in chariot whose wheel rests on the corps of Caeneus; 2. Berenice grieving over the corpse of her son.  Initial, rubric, border design.
Miniature showing 1. a group of Roman soldiers advancing on the retreating Galatians; 2. Roman centurion's rape of the wife of Orgiagon; 3. she slices his throat while a soldier weighs ransom money; 4. she exposes the severed head. Initial, border design.
Miniature showing wedding of Scipio Africanus and Amelia in a gothic interior.  A monk performs the ceremony.  Initial and border design.
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