Variant of sgraffito
- a method of producing a design on ceramics, murals, etc. by incising the outer coating of slip or glaze to reveal a ground of a different color
- such a design
- an object bearing such a design
Origin: It from sgraffiare, to scratch from s-, intensive (from Classical Latin ex-) plush graffiare, to scratch from Classical Latin graphium, a writing style from Glassical Greek graphion from graphein: see graphic
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