polychromed

polychromed

1. Said of a building façade exhibiting a distinctive masonry pattern of contrasting colors, usually in the form of horizontal bands across the façade and/or bands around arches, doorways, or windows; a feature of the latter phase of High Victorian Gothic.
2. Said of surfaces (such as pipes or ducts) that are painted different colors, often to indicate their respective functions.
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From Ammi Phillips' 1840 oil painting 'Portrait of James Mairs Salisbury'; to the 'Sailor Whirligig (carved on polychromed pine, New England, early 19th century); to Mattie Mast Kaufman's 'Amish Crazy Quilt' c.
These archaeological finds from Mayan, Aztec, and Inca cultures are, with one exception (a conch shell), made from polychromed clay (hand-built and mold-made) in the form of humans, animals, and hybrids.
A variety of crucifixion scenes are displayed at the exhibit through crucifixes (such as the simple 18th-century polychromed wood from Mexico), icons (e.
And John Wayne is poised atop a galloping steed in a polychromed bronze by artist Harry Jackson for a 1969 cover.