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Borrowing from French nouveau. Recognized as English in 1828.
From phrases such as art nouveau
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
However, these types of brooches were also worn regularly during the Art Nouveau movement which crossed both Victorian and Edwardian eras.
Diamond anniversary bands from the Art Nouveau era, which occurred from about 1890 to 1905, feature fluer-de-lis designs, stylized representations of women, and animal motifs.
Great care has been taken to retain the original character of this beautiful Art Nouveau hotel.
The cloak is made of cashmere with velvet applique and silk embroidery in an art nouveau style.
Many of the original art nouveau features can still be seen in the foyer area.
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