Friday, November 9, 2007


Need a little inspiration on rainy day? Go to the Louvre online database, and type in something random (mind you, it must be in French), and see what you find. I typed in "fleurs" and discovered these amazing terra cotta flowers, originally part of a crown (Cyrenaica, 4th-3rd centuries BC).

(image: Imitations de bijoux en terre cuite, Département des Antiquités grecques, étrusques et romaines, Musée du Louvre, Acquisition Vattier de Bourville, 1850, inv. MN 693-698, photograph by A. Dequier)


Fairfax said...

i am sure you know about the ny public library's digital site of all of their ephemera... cool site, too!

Style Court said...


Janet said...

Yes, yes! Love the NYPL digital archives!