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 Container – wide mouth basin  Lotus Flower – Water Lily - Sacred  Garlands and flower collars  Used Flowers as decorations  Vases were called faience.

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2  Container – wide mouth basin  Lotus Flower – Water Lily - Sacred  Garlands and flower collars  Used Flowers as decorations  Vases were called faience

3  Wreath around head – given to heroes, poets, athletes, leaders, soldiers  Vases not commonly used to hold flowers  Petals were commonly scatted on the ground  Cornucopia – Horn of Plenty – used upright, now we use it on it’s side.

4  Wreath and Garlands – heavy and elaborate  Liked fragrant flowers  First used mixed flowers in basket  Rose used because of their fragrance  Naturalistic flower bouquets used

5  Symmetrical designs  Trees shaped arrangements  Biedermeier arrangements

6  Not much known  Flowers were used in food, drink and medicine  Fragrant flowers were favored

7  Flourishing of Art – very religious  Rose meant love and sacred  White lily meant fertility, purity and virginity (Known as the Madonna lily)  Flowers in paintings – white lily

8  First to do Art Deco  Flowers were no longer for just the church and nobility, but for the middle class.  Wild Lines in designs  Used Tulips  Hogarth curve designs  A great variety of flowers in one vase arrangement  Common vases were ewers – water pitchers

9  Mass and Fan Shapes  Designs were large scale  Centerpiece

10  Fragrant very important  Believed that fragrant would rid the air of contagious and infectious diseases.  Nosegay - Tussie Mussies  Corsages and Boutonnieres came from this period  Bud Vases  First to introduce formal centerpieces

11  Lavish decorations, heavy color and patterns  First to establish rule to designing an arrangement  Women were the first to be designers  Large mass – Very Compact Arrangements  Added Fruits and Vegetables  Men started bringing women flowers in courtship – posy holders (Bouquets)  Men and women wore bosom bottles (Corsages and boutonnieres)

12  China and Japan  Line very important  Ikebana Influence – very few flowers are used

13  Early American – focus was not on flowers, but herbs, and food.  Colonial – Round – Williamsburg arrangements  Fruits and vegetables were used in arrangements  Art Deco  Free Form  Geometric mass Design  Contemporary Design

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