Art produced or intended primarily for utility, including jewelry, furniture, and other crafts.
Any of the art forms, such as pottery, weaving, or jewelry making, used to create such art.
Decorative-art Sentence Examples
The wood, of unknown age, found submerged in peat-bogs, and of a black hue, is largely used in decorative art under the name of "bog-oak."
The remarkable grace of this moun- Fe L tams curvean inverted catenarymakes it one of the most beautiful in the world, and has obtained for it a prominent place in Japanese decorative art.
It is in the realm of decorative art that the world has chiefly benefited by contact with Japan.
Meanwhile he set about building for himself at Upton a house which was to be the embodiment of all his principles of decorative art.
Representative art languishes, except a few childish terra-cottas; decorative art becomes once more purely geometrical, but shows only slight affinity with the contemporary geometrical art of the Aegean.