Date of Award

Spring 5-8-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Susanna Cole

Second Advisor

Tara Zanardi

Academic Program Adviser

Antonella Pelizzari


This thesis considers how printed reproductions of medieval ornament, produced in England during the Nineteenth Century, had the potential to misrepresent medieval art to the public, since they only focused on one element of ornamental significance from an object, thereby presenting an incomplete picture.



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