Center and corner piece style

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Definition: en:A common style of decoration, essentially Eastern in origin, featuring a center ornament, circular or (occasionally) oval in shape, and often arabesque, in combination with corner pieces generally made up of a quarter segment of the center ornament. (Note: en:The style was common on the Continent and especially in England from about 1580 to 1620.)

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enCenter and corner piece style1Roberts, Don., et al. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books : a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Library of Congress : For Sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1982.preferredA common style of decoration, essentially Eastern in origin, featuring a center ornament, circular or (occasionally) oval in shape, and often arabesque, in combination with corner pieces generally made up of a quarter segment of the center ornament.

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References

  1. ^  Roberts, Don., et al. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books : a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology. Library of Congress : For Sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1982.