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art deco capitals fabric by sef on Spoonflower - custom fabric

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Art deco is a highly geometric style which was influenced in part by the resurgence of interest in Egyptian forms after the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun. A capital is the decorative top of a column or pillar (originally having a load-bearing function but sometimes merely there for show). Here they are arranged to interlock as shell-shaped scales (on the regular hexagon / triangle lattice) with the arch lines almost connecting and giving the impression of an ornamented headdress.

Any apparent jaggedness or glitches in the repeat are caused by a Spoonflower bug which squashes the image when applying rulers. See their undamaged version of the repeated image via the link given in the embed text or on the collection page.

See also:
more bell & scale designs
other regular hexagon based designs
other tessellations
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art deco capitals

sef
Interlocking shell-shaped scales in an art deco style of tiling.
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