See ornamentation in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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See also art.
1. the technique of transferring pictures and other designs onto glass, wood, china etc, using specially prepared paper pieces.
2. the picture so created. Also called decal.
1. the art or technique of cutting out pictures or designs from paper or other material and applying them to a surface.
2. the work produced.
the ornamenting of the edge of a coin with grooves or other indentations or reliëfs as a deterrent to clipping.
1. decoration with festoons, strings of flowers, ribbons, etc, looped in curves between two points
2. festoons collectively.
1. the process of decorating with a fringe.
2. such decoration.
1. the process of decorating manuscripts with illustrations, as in the capitals, tracery, etc.
2. the decoration itself.
a form or method of decoration, dating from the Renaissance, consisting of inlaid, mosaiclike patterns, especially of wood.
a form of decoration, often used in furniture-making, composed of inlays of wood veneers of different colors.
1. an artist who specializes in ornamentation.
2. a person whose work is considered to be ornament rather than art.
mosaic work in wood, a form of marquetry, used mostly for floors and wainscoting.
arrangement in the form of a network, as for decoration. —reticulate, adj.
decoration composed of multi-colored, small tiles, as found in a mosaic.
ornamental work, composed of fine, interlaced ribbing or the like, used in windows, sereens, etc.
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