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The porcelain colors created by Josiah Wedgwood—not only blue but also green, lilac, and yellow—defined elegant formal interiors in the cities.
The Neoclassical architect Robert Adam introduced delicate cucumber green. Readily available to the middle class by this period, wallpaper was fanciful, often printed in geometric or exaggerated designs.
However, married women were not able to obtain a divorce if they discovered that their husbands had been unfaithful.
Once divorced, the children became the man's property and the mother could be prevented from seeing her children.
While the floors in entry halls were typically painted, emulating fine woods or a black-and-white marble checkerboard, main rooms were carpeted from wall to wall, often with Venetian carpet (a striped flat weave), or Brussels (with a loop pile).
The era’s carpet patterns, like the wallpapers, are strongly graphic and color-rich.
Borders echoed changing tastes, often taking cues from Greek key or egg-and-dart motifs, dentils, swags, ribbons, and festoons.
Both stripes and diaper patterns (diamond shapes with diagonal repeats) were popular, as were flocked damasks. After 1790, more open designs took hold, including swag and drapery motifs as well as French arabesques, or columns of repetitive motifs.The three-dimensionality of Georgian-era patterns survived into the Federal period, as did strong color, but colors became clearer and brighter.Popular papers simulated brickwork or hewn stone (ashlar).Spoken primarily along the Caucasus mountain range, the Kartvelian languages are all believed to have descended from a single common protolanguage.The earliest known evidence of a written Georgian language can be found in a number of inscriptions dating from the 5th century.