Make your powder room look like William Morris did the decorating. Imagery from Lewis F. Day’s 1888 work “The Application of Ornament.” Published in London by B. T. Batsford.

Plate 1. Page 7 of Lewis F. Day’s The Application of Ornament. Published in London in 1888 by B. T. Batsford. Collections of the Cornell University Library. MSN, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/cu31924031282076/page/n7/mode/1up?view=theater

Identical figures reversed: 16th century German. Plate 2. Page 26 of Lewis F. Day’s The Application of Ornament. Published in London in 1888 by B. T. Batsford. Collections of the Cornell University Library. MSN, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/cu31924031282076/page/n26/mode/1up?view=theater

Variety in Creatures symmetrically disposed – German. Plate 3. Page 30 of Lewis F. Day’s The Application of Ornament. Published in London in 1888 by B. T. Batsford. Collections of the Cornell University Library. MSN, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/cu31924031282076/page/n30/mode/1up?view=theater

Portion of a Tree of Jesse; Ivan Mecken. end of 15th century. Plate 3. Page 32 of Lewis F. Day’s The Application of Ornament. Published in London in 1888 by B. T. Batsford. Collections of the Cornell University Library. MSN, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/cu31924031282076/page/n32/mode/1up?view=theater