Purfled work
Purfled Pur"fled, a. Ornamented; decorated; esp., embroidered on the edges. [1913 Webster]

{Purfled work} (Arch.), delicate tracery, especially in Gothic architecture. [1913 Webster]


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  • purfled work — noun : delicate especially Gothic tracery (as in architectural ornamentation) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Purfled — Pur fled, a. Ornamented; decorated; esp., embroidered on the edges. [1913 Webster] {Purfled work} (Arch.), delicate tracery, especially in Gothic architecture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pur|fle — «PUR fuhl», verb, fled, fling, noun. –v.t. to finish with an ornamental border: »a robe purfled with embroidery, a violin purfled with inlaid work. –n. an ornamental border. ╂[< Old French pourfiler < pour (< Latin prō , or per ) + fil… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Nicolò Amati — Niccolò Amati (3 December 1596 – 12 April 1684) was an Italian luthier from Cremona. Biography Nicolò Amati was the fifth son of Girolamo Amati and the grandson of Andrea Amati, the founder of the Amati Family of violin makers. Of all the… …   Wikipedia

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