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The art of floral design : original floral decorations inspired by the patterns of nature / Paul Thomas ; written by Jo Avison ; [edited by Caroline Ball]

Author:
Thomas, Paul 1962 Jan. 1-  Search this
Avison, Jo  Search this
Ball, Caroline  Search this
Physical description:
127 : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
Topic:
Flower arrangement  Search this
Floral decorations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599371

Qarawiyin- Coupola #4 Floral Décor on east face.

Collection Creator:
Parker, Richard Bordeaux, 1923-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The archives is open by appointment only, Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives is closed on all federal holidays.
Collection Citation:
Amb. Richard B. Parker Photographs, 1965-1979. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C. Gift of Ambassador Richard B. Parker, 2002
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a2002-06-ref184

Qarawiyin- Floral Décor East face of Mihrab dome.

Collection Creator:
Parker, Richard Bordeaux, 1923-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The archives is open by appointment only, Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives is closed on all federal holidays.
Collection Citation:
Amb. Richard B. Parker Photographs, 1965-1979. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C. Gift of Ambassador Richard B. Parker, 2002
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An easy guide to color for flower arrangers with arrangements and floral wheel in full color

Author:
Dodson, Margaret  Search this
Physical description:
54 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1956
[1956]
Topic:
Floral decorations  Search this
Color  Search this
Call number:
SB449.D6X 1956
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_212120

Tinmal floral décor on pierced stucco window above Mihrab. The photo also shows the stalactites used to form the right hand squinch to support the dome.

Collection Creator:
Parker, Richard Bordeaux, 1923-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The archives is open by appointment only, Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives is closed on all federal holidays.
Collection Citation:
Amb. Richard B. Parker Photographs, 1965-1979. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C. Gift of Ambassador Richard B. Parker, 2002
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Il decoro floreale naturalistico nella ceramica del XVIII secolo = Naturalistic floral decoration on XVIII century ceramic / testo Ugo Gobbi ; schede Elisabette Alpi, Ugo Gobbi

Title:
Naturalistic floral decoration on XVIII century ceramic
Author:
Gobbi, Ugo 1921-  Search this
Alpi, Elisabetta 1965-  Search this
Museo internazionale delle ceramiche (Faenza, Italy)  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 259 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
History
Date:
1996
18th century
Topic:
Pottery, European  Search this
China painting--Europe  Search this
Flowers in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_593653

Historic gardens Stereograph collection

Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1.75 Cubic feet
807 Stereographs (black and white, color ;, 3 1/2 x 7 inches.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1870-1910
Summary:
The Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection includes 807 stereographs that depict various public gardens, parks, and tourist attractions throughout the United States, with an emphasis on features related to horticulture and landscape design, including plants, garden furniture, and topiaries. Most, but not all views, show exterior features. A number of stereographs indicate the photography studio on the recto or verso, as well as a series or image number. Many include a brief caption; some include a lengthy description on the verso. Few are dated.
Index terms:
This collection is indexed in the catalog of the Archives of American Gardens under the following terms:

Types of materials

Stereographs

Subjects-topical

buildings

Parks

Monuments

Historic sites

Gardens--United States

Garden ornaments and furniture

Flower arrangement

Floral decorations

Tropical plants

Topiary work

Sculpture

Recreation

Names

Smithsonian Institution

White House (Washington, D. C.)

United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Historical Note:
Popular during the latter half of the 19th century, stereographs consist of two similar photographic images affixed to a cardboard mount that produce a three-dimensional image when viewed through a stereoscope.
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Recreation  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Tropical plants  Search this
Topiary work  Search this
Floral decorations  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Flower arrangement  Search this
Historic sites  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Parks  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.STR
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Archives of American Gardens
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ead_collection:sova-aag-str
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[Floral frames]

Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Floral frames
General:
Number on verso reads: "80-15928; 27."
Item located in "A Victorian Horticultural Extravaganza" catalog binder v. 2 of 3, floral frames.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Floral decorations  Search this
Flower arrangement  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Genre/Form:
Floral frames
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Victorian Horticultural Subjects vertical file.
Identifier:
AAG.VIC, Item AAG20130424004
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Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-vic-ref506

[Floral frame flower arrangements]

Extent:
1 Photographic print (black-and-white, 8 x 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Floral frames
General:
Number on verso reads: "80-15928-19."
Item located in "A Victorian Horticultural Extravaganza" catalog binder v. 2 of 3, floral frames.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Floral decorations  Search this
Flower arrangement  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Genre/Form:
Floral frames
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Victorian Horticultural Subjects vertical file.
Identifier:
AAG.VIC, Item AAG20130424005
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Victorian Horticultural Subjects vertical file
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-vic-ref507

Vase

Designer:
Klaas Vet, Dutch, 1876 - 1943  Search this
Manufacturer:
Arnhem Faience Factory, Netherlands, 1907 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
earthenware
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
vase
Object Name:
vase
Place:
Netherlands
Date:
c. 1910–1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Justin G. Schiller
Accession Number:
1993-120-4
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-120-4
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Vase

Designer:
Klaas Vet, Dutch, 1876 - 1943  Search this
Manufacturer:
Arnhem Faience Factory, Netherlands, 1907 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
earthenware
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
vase
Object Name:
vase
Place:
Netherlands
Date:
c. 1910–1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Justin G. Schiller
Accession Number:
1993-120-5
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-120-5
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Chocolate Cup and Saucer with Raised Gotzkowsky Flower Pattern

Manufacturer:
Meissen Porcelain Factory, Meissen, Germany, founded 1710  Search this
Medium:
porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
chocolate cup and saucer
Object Name:
chocolate cup and saucer
Place:
Germany
Date:
ca. 1740
Credit Line:
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt
Accession Number:
1938-57-438-a
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1938-57-438-a

Cup with incised floral decoration

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.4 x 8.1 x 8.1 cm (2 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 3 3/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Gangjin or Buan kilns, Jeolla-do province, Korea
Date:
12th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Topic:
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)  Search this
wine  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in memory of Rolf Jacoby
Accession Number:
F1991.84a
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1991.84a
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Ding ware bowl with incised floral decoration

Medium:
Porcelain with transparent ivory-toned glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.7 x 14.8 cm (1 7/8 x 5 13/16 in)
Style:
Ding ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Ding kilns, Hebei province, China
Date:
11th-early 12th century
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
Ding ware  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.280
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.280

Ding-type ware bowl with incised floral decoration

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.8 x 21 cm (3 1/16 x 8 1/4 in)
Style:
Ding-type ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Ding type ware  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.297
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1905.297

Bowl with molded floral decor

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.3 x 17.9 cm (3 1/4 x 7 1/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Gangjin kilns, Jeollanam-do province, Korea
Date:
12th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Topic:
flower  Search this
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.336
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.336
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Bowl with incised floral decoration

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.6 x 14.8 cm (3 x 5 13/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Korea
Date:
12th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Topic:
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.347
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.347

Bowl with incised floral decor

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.6 x 18.8 cm (2 5/8 x 7 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Gangjin kilns, Jeollanam-do province, Korea
Date:
first half of 11th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Topic:
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.350
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1907.350
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Dish with molded floral decoration

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 3.5 x 14.1 cm (1 3/8 x 5 9/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Gangjin or Buan kilns, Jeolla-do province, Korea
Date:
12th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Topic:
flower  Search this
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.360
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1907.360
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Dish with molded floral decoration

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 3.6 x 13.7 cm (1 7/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Gangjin or Buan kilns, Jeolla-do province, Korea
Date:
12th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Topic:
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.361
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.361
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