History of Floral Prints&Patterns Part 3

In this blog we are going to contiouning to mention about history of floral prints and patterns.

Previosly in the first part we talkeld about how was the floral prints and patterns in 12th Century and Ancient Egypt times. And in the second part we mentioned about Greeks, Romans and Byzantines.

Now we are going to talk about 5 more periods from the history which are Medieval times, Renaissance Era, Baroque and Rococo Times and 19th century. Ofcourse we are going to examine them from floral prints and patterns side.

In medieval times people used flowers for decoration of churches. For that time popular theme for the floral prints and patterns was exotic herbs and exotic flowers. During the Renaissance Era we can say that there were some innovations on Greek and Roman style of floral prints and patterns. Daisy, lily, violet and roses were the most popular flowers of that time. In the beginning of the era floral prints and patterns were pretty naturalistic but during the later of Renaissace Era shape and the form of the floral prints and patterns have been changed! From naturalistic to more ornate. The most important thing of that time.

Baroque, Rococo and 19th century’s turn!

At that time floral prints and patterns generally based on botanical flowers especially in Europe. One of the most popular floral prints and patterns were ”chintz” and the other most popular style of floral prints and patterns was using dark background for floral prints and patterns.

In 19th century floral prints and patterns started to be very popular. There were a lot of eclectic motifs. During the late 19th century European designers created modern floral prints and patterns and they inspired by the East Asia.