This set of two amazing lithographs was made between 1900-1910. Both pages have a Lithograph on the front and the back. The one page features eight different examples of Damask. It is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen or cotton with a pattern formed by weaving. Damasks are woven with one warp yarn and one weft yarn, usually with the pattern in warp-faced satin weave and the ground in weft-faced or sateen weave. The second page features Damascening - the art of inlaying different metals into one another - in metallic color. These Lithographs are quite rare. The term Damascening comes from a perceived resemblance to the rich tapestry patterns of damask silk. The Lithographs are very detailed and have Spanish descriptions. They would look even more beautiful when framed in simple frames.
Published : Barcelona in circa 1905
Provenance: Enciclopedia Ilustrada Segui
Size : Each page is circa 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
Technique : Multicolored Chromolithography
Condition: Very good condition with nice color and light tanning giving it a vintage look. PLEASE SEE PICTURES
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