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The Gothic Revival and Design

A. Welby Pugin: The True Principles of Pointed or Christian Architecture

London: 1841 Sp Coll q58

Ancient Pattern for a Flock Paper
Page 26

Flock papers are admirable substitutes for the ancient hangings, but then they must consist of a pattern without shadow, with the forms relieved by the introduction of harmonious colours. Illuminated manuscripts of the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth centuries would furnish an immense number of exquisite designs for this purpose (p.26).

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