Strapwork Strap"work`, n. (Arch.) A kind of ornament consisting of a narrow fillet or band folded, crossed, and interlaced. [1913 Webster]

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  • strapwork — strap·work (străpʹwûrk ) n. Decorative work, popular in northern Europe in the 16th and early 17th centuries, consisting of interlacing straplike bands, often used in low relief on ceilings, screens, and panels. * * * ▪ decorative art  decorative …   Universalium

  • Strapwork — In the history of art and design, the term strapwork refers to a stylised representation of strips or bands of curling leather. Strapwork is a frequent element of grotesques arabesque figures filled with fantastical creatures, garlands and other… …   Wikipedia

  • strapwork — noun A stylized representation of strips or bands of curling leather parchment or metal cut into elaborate shapes, with piercings and often interwoven …   Wiktionary

  • strapwork — noun ornamentation imitating pierced and interlaced straps …   English new terms dictionary

  • strapwork — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : decorative design of narrow fillets or bands folded, crossed, and sometimes interlaced …   Useful english dictionary

  • furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …   Universalium

  • interior design — 1. the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features. 2. the art, business, or… …   Universalium

  • pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …   Universalium

  • Northern Mannerism — Bartholomeus Spranger, Hercules, Deianira and Nessus, 1580 85 Northern Mannerism is the term in European art history for the versions of Mannerism practiced in the visual arts north of the Alps in the 16th and early 17th century …   Wikipedia

  • Renaissance architecture — Tempietto di San Pietro in Montorio, Rome, 1502, by Bramante. This small temple marks the place where St Peter was put to death …   Wikipedia

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