Share this entry

Share this page

strapwork

Saltos de línea: strap|work

Definición de strapwork en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Ornamentation imitating pierced and interlaced straps.
Example sentences
  • The altar has a profusion of Mannerist ornament, pierced scrollwork, vigorous strapwork, combined with many tiny figures, and floral and grotesque motifs.
  • Between the plaques the dish is covered with finely cast strapwork, birds, masks, serpents, fruit, flowers and winged horses.
  • Plates made by Kornilov decorated with orange and green strapwork clearly inspired by the decoration on the Kremlin Service were also popular in the West.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something