• Created Date
  • 19th century
  • Description
  • Wolfe: Papier Tourniquet. Muira does not have an example of this specific pattern but does have one which is of the same time period and which is closely related in its look and creation, the German (Gustav) marble. Muira acknowledges however, the relationship between the two patterns by identifying other known names for it as Papier Annonay and Gustave Marmor.Wolfe identifies this as amongst the three styles of d'Annonay papiers, distinguishi... more
    Wolfe: Papier Tourniquet. Muira does not have an example of this specific pattern but does have one which is of the same time period and which is closely related in its look and creation, the German (Gustav) marble. Muira acknowledges however, the relationship between the two patterns by identifying other known names for it as Papier Annonay and Gustave Marmor.Wolfe identifies this as amongst the three styles of d'Annonay papiers, distinguishing them as amongst the two categories of imitation or pseudo-marbled (not made in a bath) papers attributed to French creation (Wolfe paraphrasing M. Fichtenberg also suggests that both the Germans and the French made versions of each others' pseudo-marbles at the same time so discerning the absolute country of origin varies often), the other type is called Agathe.According to Muira's related pattern (German, Gustav) this is most likely created when a piece of paper laid out on a flat surface is coated with a color. Then marbling brushes... less
  • Format
  • image
    Paper
    Marbled paper
    Surface application papers -- Marbled papers
    Scanned from an original sample using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at between 550-600 ppi, saved in TIFF, resized, and imported to JPEG 2000