Swirling with gargoyles, devils, dragons, griffins, and other images that haunt both dreams and nightmares, this otherworldly assortment features more than 100 decorations from a rare nineteenth-century volume. Decorations include: Cartouches in the style of Louis XIII Stone balustrades Arab... read more
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