Plate 25: Palisade, from "A New Book of Chinese Designs"

Etched and published by Matthias Darly British
Artist and publisher George Edwards British

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Plate number 25 of 'A New Book of Chinese Designs', consisting of a title page, index, and 120 plates, etched and published in 1754 by the British caricaturist, printseller and ornamental engraver Matthew Darly, in collaboration with George Edwards. The book consists of a variety of ornamental and costume designs of Chinese inspiration, some of them copies of the original works (including the title).

This plate consists of a design for a palisade, made up of thin rods, interlaced to form an abstract geometric motif, above a horizontal stand.

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