From, "A Handbook of Ornament". 1898 by Franz Sales Meyer.
One of the most influential 19th century books on architectural patterns is The Grammar of Ornament, by Owen Jones, published in England in 1853. It fanned interest in decorative schemes for molding, tile, and wallpaper from a wide variety of sources. The page above describes Greek motives from friezes and pottery.
Maori carvings of New Zealand
Wahaika (short club), early 19th century Artist not identified New Zealand, Maor Wood, paua shell (Abalone haliotis), fiber L: 41.40 cm, W: 17.30 cm Donor not recorded. Received before 1878 Accession Number: E5539