Definition of boiserie in English:

boiserie

Syllabification: boi·se·rie
Pronunciation: /bwäzəˈrē
 
/

noun

  • Wooden paneling.
    More example sentences
    • In addition to the suite of furniture, the gallery contains important paintings by French artists along with a set of eight panels of boiserie.
    • Moyer learned that on the sections of these pieces with recessed carved leaf decoration, the method used was oil gilding, which was usually reserved for gilding boiserie.
    • The objects he purchased included a Henri II boiserie, an iron gate from the Chateau de Versailles, and Italian Renaissance furniture.

Origin

mid 19th century: French.

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