Suggestions, Pl. 2

Designed by Emile-Allain Séguy French
Published by Ch. Massin & Cie. French

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Second plate of album with 20 pochoir pattern plates with designs for textiles and carpets, titled "Suggestions pour étoffes et tapis: 60 motifs en couleur" (Suggestions for stuffs and carpets: 60 color motifs), created by E.A. Séguy and published in Paris by Massin & Cie in 1923. The plate contains four designs with semi-abstract motifs inspired from nature, executed with lively colors. The first design is made up of thin, interlacing branches, colored with green, with semi-abstract flowers, colored with green and dark red, and semi-abstract leaves, colored with shades of green and gold, on a black ground with gold and green stipples. The second design is made up of a vertical, undulating branch with offsetting scrolling branches, outlined with turquoise green and colored with black, thinner scrolling branches, colored with light green, and strips of rosettes, colored with two light shades of green, on a white ground framed on the sides by two thin, vertical stripes, colored with green. The third design consists of a of a bundle with three semi-abstract flowers, colored with orange, green, and dark red, and leaves, colored with green and dark red, on a black ground, framed by a square outline, colored with turquoise green. The fourth design is made up of overlapping scales, executed with orange, black, and dark red, on a white ground.

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