yama-bato: “ oldbookillustrations: “ From a painted china bottle. We recognize here a mixed style; the flowing stem and treatment of the flower is after the Persian and Indian manner, whilst the form of the leaves is exactly that used in what we have.
Image Plate from Owen Jones' 1853 classic, "The Grammar of Ornament". The Grammar of Ornament - great book with lots of patterns/colours. Also worth looking into religious patterns - lots of colour inspiration.