Malta Neoclassical Mirror | Harlequin Pattern | Etoile Rosettes | Large
Neoclassical French Wall Mirror Panels
You'll see traditional versions of mirrors like this used as panels in fine neoclassical French houses and modern versions as accents in Hollywood Regency architecture. The Malta mirror is a modern version with classic, vertical harlequin patterning created in a contemporary way by precision alignment of the glass bevels. The only other adornment is a surround of rectangular, beveled baguettes and starburst rosettes. This simplicity makes the design restrained, contemporary and still romantic.
Oh La La! Rosettes, Baguettes and Stars are Very French
The makers use tons of quality processes, which means these mirrors among the best on the market. Each piece is cut to size, beveled, heat formed, polished and mirrored for a precision fit with tight tolerances. Simple, golden gilt wood frame.
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’.