Modern as a lattice pattern looks
there is a conflict (if one were a stickler for modernism.)
Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace is a late -18th-century garden of lattice.
One of the basic principles of modernism is "Make it New," to quote Ezra Pound. The trellis is a revival...a Romantic revival at that.
Salon de treillage
Treillage was the ultimate in ostentatious European taste
that Modernists were rebelling against.
Read Kelly's article at this link:
A painted screen found in New Orleans
shows the French influence
Design for Trellis wallpaper by William Morris
1862Fifty years later the trellis was still fashionable enough for it to figure in William Morris's early wallpaper designs
Jasmine Trellis by William Morris
The interplay of organic line over structured
grid is interesting, but is it modern?
I've been posting about trellis pattern, probably because like Elsie de Wolfe I was frightened by the wallpaper when I was a child. I do recall a trellis with ivy in the kitchen.
Contemporary sort of 3-D bamboo and wisteria look
I'm still frightened by lattice wallpaper.
Vintage fashion for pottery and trellis
Fabric from a mid-20th-century dress
Napoleonic bees in an Empire revival paper
Can there be a Romantic Modernism?
Or is it an oxymoron?