- Ornaments & patterns
- Beau, Émile
- Portrait (taller)
- Robarts Library, the Internet Archive
- Dictionnaire raisonné du mobilier français de l'époque carlovingienne à la Renaissance, vol. 3
- Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène Emmanuel
- Paris: Vve A. Morel et Cie., 1874
- Open Library:
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Design from a medieval shroud from the treasure-house of Sens Cathedral. Birds and griffins can be seen inside circles outlined in blue on a deep purple background. The ornamental fake Kufic inscriptions were probably intended to give the impression of an eastern origin as fabrics imported from the East were the most appreciated.
Keywords: 1870s, 19th century, bird, blue, color, death, design, medieval, reference book, textile