Early American

Early American
noun Date: 1895 a style (as of furniture, architecture, or fabric) originating in or characteristic of colonial America

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Early American — adj. [also e A ] of or characteristic of the early, especially the Colonial, period of U.S. history; specif., of a plain or sturdy style in furniture, arts, and crafts of this period …   English World dictionary

  • early american — adjective Usage: usually capitalized E&A 1. : built or produced during the colonial period in the American colonies used chiefly of buildings, furniture, and domestic articles 2. : of the type built, produced, or used in the American colonies * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Early American furniture — Furniture made in the second half of the 17th century by American colonists. The earliest pieces were massive and based on English Jacobean styles. Decoration consisted of carved flower motifs or lunettes and carved scrolls and leaves, sometimes… …   Universalium

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