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print & pattern: STORE SNAPS - accessorize

selection of fashion prints were spotted in Accessorize where there were bold neon colours, Mexican influences and lots of lovely embroidery.

NANCY STRAUGHAN via WHERE THE LOVELY THINGS ARE

Wie: Nancy Straughan, a student at Leeds College of Art studying Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design, Waarom: inspirerende dessins qua kleurgebruik en grafisch

Lampas-woven textile with tulips, silk and silver lamella. Turkey; 2nd half of 16th century. Large, stylized tulips make it a fine example of the highly original and magnificent patterns that were designed in the Ottoman court studios. So much gold and silver thread was used for certain textiles that the sultans prohibited their production for periods, since they drained the reserves of precious metals.

Islamic textile w/gold & silver thread and tulip motif.Lampas-woven textile with tulips, silk and silver lamella Turkey; half of century, Ottoman Empire

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