The Caroline Mirror has super-interesting silver and gold coloring via cool, mixed materials. The antique glass surround is punctuated by decorative brass cabochons, which creates glamour you might expect to see in a Parisian or Venetian Art Deco apartment of the 1940s.
The design shimmers with a scalloped, precision cut and beveled antique mirror-on-mirror frame accented with beveled keystones.
The make of Indian prints is process driven. Use this guide to maker's Hindi/Indian Slang translated into English, to understand the natural dye block print process together with other general information.
Muslins were, likely, the world’s first luxury trades. Demand for their sensory qualities of airiness, softness and coolness on the skin drove exports all over the ancient world. Domestically, Indian muslins are regarded as an art form that rivaled the beauty and transparency of silk. In Rome and beyond, Indian handwovens were sold as ‘textalisventalis’ or ‘woven air’.
Art Deco evolved out of early century fine art movements like Cubism, Constructivism and Futurism. These all reached for something new. They were all utopian in concept but often dystopian in practice with political overtones that meant they never got much beyond small audiences of artists and intellectuals.