An illustration of an ornate frame.

Ornate Frame

An illustration of an ornate frame.

The evolute spiral frieze is a wavelike pattern that mimics the waves of the sea. Its interstices (small openings) between the lines is decorates with leaves and flower buds. This design is found in the Otto-Heinrich building of Heidelberg Castle in Germany.

Evolute Spiral Frieze

The evolute spiral frieze is a wavelike pattern that mimics the waves of the sea. Its interstices (small…

An narrow border illustrated with vines and fruit.

Fruit and Vine Border

An narrow border illustrated with vines and fruit.

Narrow border with funny figures.

Funny figures

Narrow border with funny figures.

"Greek architecture is distinguished for nothing more than for the grace and beauty of its mouldings; and it may be remarked of them generally that they are eccentric, and not regular curves." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Grecian Banner

"Greek architecture is distinguished for nothing more than for the grace and beauty of its mouldings;…

Women playing a lyre.

Greek border

Women playing a lyre.

An illustration of a half page border with Native American influences.

Half Page Border

An illustration of a half page border with Native American influences.

An illustration of a half page border with Native American influences.

Half Page Border

An illustration of a half page border with Native American influences.

"Argent, a sinister hand couped at the wrist and erected gules, within a bordure azure. BORDURE or BORDER. This was the most ancient difference in coats of arms, to distinguish different branches of the same family. It is a border round the edge of the shield. Its situation is always the same; but the inner edge may be varied." -Hall, 1862

Hand and Bordure

"Argent, a sinister hand couped at the wrist and erected gules, within a bordure azure. BORDURE or BORDER.…

Narrow holly border.

Holly Border

Narrow holly border.

Horsemen, Three Abreast, with Banners, from the engraving 'The Triumphal Procession' by Hans Burgkmair.

Horsemen, Three Abreast, with Banners

Horsemen, Three Abreast, with Banners, from the engraving 'The Triumphal Procession' by Hans Burgkmair.

Modern border interlacement band.

Modern Border Interlacement Band

Modern border interlacement band.

Modern border interlacement band.

Modern Border Interlacement Band

Modern border interlacement band.

The modern damask interlacement band is a pattern that is on the edge of a border.

Modern Damask Interlacement Band

The modern damask interlacement band is a pattern that is on the edge of a border.

Ionic Columns

Ionic Columns

Ionic Columns

<p>A decorative border for Halloween featuring a jolly Jack-O-Lantern.</p>

<p>Illustrated by James Basom Seaman II</p>

Jack-O-Lantern Corner

A decorative border for Halloween featuring a jolly Jack-O-Lantern. Illustrated by James Basom Seaman…

<p>A black and white decorative border for Halloween featuring a jolly Jack-O-Lantern.</p>

<p>Illustrated by James Basom Seaman II</p>

Jack-O-Lantern Corner (Black and White)

A black and white decorative border for Halloween featuring a jolly Jack-O-Lantern. Illustrated by James…

This is a title page to the House of Joy by English playwright, writer, and illustrator Laurence Houseman in 1895. This drawing seems to depict a winged man approaching a woman from her window. Its border is a scrolling flower design all around.

The House of Joy

This is a title page to the House of Joy by English playwright, writer, and illustrator Laurence Houseman…

A circular leaf border.

Circular Leaf Border

A circular leaf border.

A header of lilies.

Lily Header

A header of lilies.

An illustration of a lotus flower border.

Lotus Flower Border

An illustration of a lotus flower border.

A decorative divider with lyres and ribbon.

Lyre Divider

A decorative divider with lyres and ribbon.

The evolute spiral modern border is a wavelike pattern that mimics the waves of the sea.

Evolute Spiral Modern Border

The evolute spiral modern border is a wavelike pattern that mimics the waves of the sea.

An ornate border.

Ornate Border

An ornate border.

An illustration of a full page ornate border.

Ornate Border

An illustration of a full page ornate border.

A simple oval frame.

Oval Frame

A simple oval frame.

A border of owls and books

Owls

A border of owls and books

Narrow border with pictures of people and places.

Picture

Narrow border with pictures of people and places.

This is a print that is part of an illustrated Bible that was created by German printmaker Virgil Solis in 1563. It has a border that is richly decorated with fruits, leaves and insects.

Virgil Solis Print

This is a print that is part of an illustrated Bible that was created by German printmaker Virgil Solis…

An illustration of a full page border with vines and raspberries on the bottom.

Raspberry & Vine Border

An illustration of a full page border with vines and raspberries on the bottom.

The intarsia border rosette band is a design of a flower made by wood inlaying.

Intarsia Border Rosette Band

The intarsia border rosette band is a design of a flower made by wood inlaying.

The Savages of Calicut, from the engraving 'The Triumphal Procession' by Hans Burgkmair.

The Savages of Calicut

The Savages of Calicut, from the engraving 'The Triumphal Procession' by Hans Burgkmair.

An illustration of a simple full page border.

Simple Border

An illustration of a simple full page border.

An illustration of a small ornate border.

Small Ornate Border

An illustration of a small ornate border.

<p>A full frame border of a spider and her web. Suitable for Halloween and other spooky occasions.</p>

<p>Illustrated by James Basom Seaman II</p>

Spider Web Border

A full frame border of a spider and her web. Suitable for Halloween and other spooky occasions. Illustrated…

A frame with a spinning wheel in the foregroud. A ship can be seen on the left and a church steeple on the right.

Spinning Wheel

A frame with a spinning wheel in the foregroud. A ship can be seen on the left and a church steeple…

This stove is made out of polished steel and a twisted rope style around the border.

Stove

This stove is made out of polished steel and a twisted rope style around the border.

This stove was leaf scroll around the border and three infants on the bottom.

Stove

This stove was leaf scroll around the border and three infants on the bottom.

This Modern strap-work border and margin comes from Spain. Made out of metal, it has a rim that is decorated with pierced work and is outlined in richer work in which the framework is free-ending outwards.

Modern Strap-Work Border And Margin

This Modern strap-work border and margin comes from Spain. Made out of metal, it has a rim that is decorated…

This Modern strap-work border and margin comes from Spain. Made out of metal, it has a rim that is decorated with pierced work and is outlined in richer work in which the framework is free-ending outwards.

Modern Strap-Work Border And Margin

This Modern strap-work border and margin comes from Spain. Made out of metal, it has a rim that is decorated…

This Renaissance strap-work border and margin is of Italian origin, it was used as an additional exterior border or margin for products of art.

Renaissance Strap-Work Border And Margin

This Renaissance strap-work border and margin is of Italian origin, it was used as an additional exterior…

This Renaissance strap-work border and margin was designed during the 16th century. It was used as an additional exterior border or margin for products of art.

Renaissance Strap-Work Border And Margin

This Renaissance strap-work border and margin was designed during the 16th century. It was used as an…

This Renaissance strap-work border and margin is of German origin, it was used as an additional exterior border or margin for products of art.

Renaissance Strap-Work Border And Margin

This Renaissance strap-work border and margin is of German origin, it was used as an additional exterior…

A boy playing a recorder and a girl with a small harp and the word "The End".

The End

A boy playing a recorder and a girl with a small harp and the word "The End".

Narrow border with toys.

Toys

Narrow border with toys.

"TRESSURE. An ordinary not so broad as an orle. It generally forms a border to the inescutcheon. Tressures are frequently borne double, and sometimes treble. They are generally ornamented flory and counter-flory. The example contains only a single tressure." -Hall, 1862

Tressure

"TRESSURE. An ordinary not so broad as an orle. It generally forms a border to the inescutcheon. Tressures…

"Or, a double tressure, gules. The tressure is a border at some distance from the edge of the field, half the breadth of an orle: the tressure may be double or treble." -Hall, 1862

Tressure Ordinary

"Or, a double tressure, gules. The tressure is a border at some distance from the edge of the field,…

This border typographical frame was designed during the Renaissance period between 1550-1560. It was of Flemish origin, used as a decoration of books and documents.

Border Typographical Frame

This border typographical frame was designed during the Renaissance period between 1550-1560. It was…

The border typographical frame was used as a decoration for books and documents.

Border Typographical Frame

The border typographical frame was used as a decoration for books and documents.

This Flemish border typographical frame was designed during the Renaissance period in the 16th century.

Border Typographical Frame

This Flemish border typographical frame was designed during the Renaissance period in the 16th century.

The border undulate band is a design found in a picture by Domenico Zampieri during the 16th century. It is a floral wavelike design.

Border Undulate Band

The border undulate band is a design found in a picture by Domenico Zampieri during the 16th century.…

The border undulate band is a design found on half- columns in St. Trinita, Florence during the Italian Renaissance. It is a floral wavelike design.

Border Undulate Band

The border undulate band is a design found on half- columns in St. Trinita, Florence during the Italian…

The intarsia frieze undulate band is a wood inlay wavelike floral design that is found in the stalls of San Domenico, Bologna, Italy during the Italian Renaissance.

Intarsia Frieze Undulate Band

The intarsia frieze undulate band is a wood inlay wavelike floral design that is found in the stalls…

The modern border undulate band is a wavelike design of leaves.

Modern Border Undulate Band

The modern border undulate band is a wavelike design of leaves.

The modern border undulate band is a wavelike design of leaves.

Modern Border Undulate Band

The modern border undulate band is a wavelike design of leaves.

A vine border with a piece of pottery.

Vine Border

A vine border with a piece of pottery.

A vine border.

Vine Border

A vine border.

Border with intertwined bives and birds.

Vines border

Border with intertwined bives and birds.

Floral frame, with several different types of birds and a rabbit.

Wildlife frame

Floral frame, with several different types of birds and a rabbit.

A wreath.

Wreath

A wreath.