Iris over Reversing Bands
Medium Size — Typical size for a medium type is 11.5" x 13.5" Square Size — Typical sizes for a square type are 14.5" x 13.5"
Reversing Ground Composition — in a reversing ground stencil the pattern is composed from fields of opposite technique; light forms are carved into dark field which is then mirrored by dark forms suspended in light field. Often the two elements make a large overall pattern like a diagonal stripe.
Silk Reinforcement — this stencil is reinforced with silk threads woven specifically to this pattern inserted between two sheets of carved paper.
Subject — flora
Keywords — abstract, arabesque, Art Nouveau, modern, reversing, rich textures, silk