DescriptionThe Museum’s 2014 Star Ornament is based on a decorative design in L’Ornement Polychrome, a book of chromolithographs in the Museum’s collection, originally published in Paris in 1869. The basis for our star ornament is an interlaced design taken from a color plate of Middle Eastern geometric motifs.
18K gold overlay. Photo etched. Includes a gold ribbon for hanging. Gift boxed with a protective velvet pouch. 3 1/4'' diam.
- 18K gold overlay
- Photo etched
- Includes a gold ribbon for hanging
- Gift boxed with a protective velvet pouch
- 3 1/4'' diam.
Art HistoryL’Ornement Polychrome is a vivid compendium by artist Albert Charles Auguste Racinet (French, 1825–1893), which presents some 2,000 patterns from cultures around the world, adapted from a wide variety of sources.