Definition of decorative arts in English:

decorative arts

Syllabification: dec·o·ra·tive arts


  • The arts concerned with the production of high-quality objects that are both useful and beautiful.
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    • The movement was very successful in going beyond the borders of fine art and spreading into commercial and decorative arts.
    • The collection focuses on American paintings and decorative arts from the late 17th through 19th centuries.
    • The plates from the earlier work are used frequently as illustrations in this dictionary of materials and techniques in the decorative arts.

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