Here you can download an Art Nouveau border. It has been discovered in an old typographic catalog, where it was named ‘Knickerbocker ornates’.

So, now you know how we have come up with the name of this frame border! Looking at the picture, you will quickly notice that the whole border design is actually formed by several Art Nouveau design elements. Within the border pattern, there are all the design elements of which it has been formed, and also several design elements that haven’t been used. By importing one of the files that you can download here into 2D CAD or vector software, following the same principle you can form frame border of different appearance and dimensions.


Knickerbocker ornates - Art nouveau border designs
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Available file formats

This free vector design can be downloaded in the following file formats: 2D CAD (.dwg) and vector (.eps and .svg)


The Art Nouveau design elements at your disposal are quite beautiful, so feel free to use them independently in some projects of yours. The Art Nouveau style of applied art may have been short lived, but the patterns drawn at the time, as you can see, can still be used for various purposes today. Otherwise, it should be emphasized that these Art Nouveau design elements were very often used in the late 19th and early 20th centuries because they belonged to several typographic catalogs; also, they can be often seen in various old books and magazines used as ornaments.

We hope you like the frame design elements we have drawn for you, and that, with the help of them, you will be interested enough to create some border designs yourselves!


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Submitted by Ceh Jan


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