Border design: girl with magic ring

 
Border design: girl with magic ring
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  • Title :     Border design: girl with magic ring
  • Artist:     Eric Gill Artist
  • Accession:     84.4.560
  • Country:     Great Britain
  • Date:     1930
  • Dimensions:     Inches 7-1/2 1-1/2 1, Centimeters 19.1 3.8 2.5
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Book Design and Illustration
  • Subject:     Figurative , Graphic Design , Books/Book Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.4.558-5602.JPG
  • Tags:     Book Design and Illustration~Industrial Design
Description:
Woodblock for decorative border from Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales"; original woodblock design heightened with white gesso/paint and all background areas cut away; depicts robed woman wearing ring standing at base of tree; mounted onto a square wooden base.