Word of the Week: Motif

BookCover_AnAmericanStyleAs in:  “In contrast to Spinden’s detailed analysis of individual motifs, Wissler spoke more broadly….”

Tartsinis, A. M. (2013). An American Style: Global sources for New York textile and fashion design 1915-1928.  New York, NY: Bard Graduate Center, p. 39.

For definitions of motif see the Oxford English Dictionary and the Credo Reference e-book collection.

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