Styles (Gathering term; do not assign)
- Styles (Gathering term; do not assign)
- . All-over style bindings
- . Architectural bindings
- . Art Deco bindings
- . HN:
- . SN: Use for bindings produced during the 1920s and 1930s, in
. Art Deco style, often characterized by sleek, geometric, or
. stylized forms.
- . Cathedral bindings
- . Centerpiece and cornerpiece bindings
- . Centerpieces (Designs)
- . Coptic bindings
- . Cornerpieces (Designs)
- . Cosway bindings
- . Cottage style bindings
- . Dentelle bindings
- . Etruscan bindings
- . SN: An English binding style used from the 1770s through the
. first few decades of the nineteenth century. Characterized
. by an outer border of palmettes created by acid staining,
. and a central panel which is usually tree calf.
- . Fan style bindings
- .. Scottish wheel design bindings
- . Fanfare bindings
- . Greek style bindings
- . CM: Points of this fashion include the use of wooden boards,
. with grooved edges; smooth backs, with no bands showing
. through; raised headcaps at top and bottom of the back,
. containing a double row of sewn headbands; edges of the
. leaves cut flush with the boards; clasps made of braided
. leather, catching on pins protruding from the edge of the
. boards of the upper covers."--Needham.
- . Grotesque bindings
- . SN: 16th century; decorated with grotesque figures, usually
- . Interlace bindings
- . Islamic bindings
- . Jansenist style bindings
- . Landscape bindings
- . Law bindings
- . Ledger bindings
- . Masonic bindings
- . SN: Bindings decorated with Masonic motifs; primarily late 18th
. and early 19th centuries.
- . Mosaic bindings
- . Mudéjar bindings
- . CM: A Spanish binding style, used in the 13th-15th centuries,
. "with Islamic decorative schemes: elaborate geometric interlace bands against a background entirely filled with hundreds of repetitions of small knotwork or cablework tools."
. -- Needham.
- . Penitential bindings
- . CM: A number of later sixteenth-century Parisian 'penitential'
. bindings are tooled in silver on dark brown morocco to
. create a somber appearance." -- Needham
- . Pictorial bindings
- . Retrospective bindings
- . SN: A conscious imitation of an earlier style.
- . Scottish herringbone design bindings
- . Somber bindings
- . CM: 'Somber' bindings of silver-tooled black morocco were
. common in Restoration England." -- Needham.
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