Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Asian Bird Motif

Photo by Salt Water New England
One favorite style of bird motif - found in Western European chintzes, silks, and later dishes - has its roots in Asian design, the result of the East India Company's 1601 charter granted by Queen Elizabeth I to trade in China and neighboring countries.

3 comments:

  1. One of my favorite patterns!

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  2. Beautiful! What manufacturer and pattern are these pieces?

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