strapwork


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strapwork

Decoration formed by interlaced strips, either applied or carved in wood, stone, or plaster; used in screens, ceilings and cornices. See also: Ornament

strapwork

strapwork on a Tudor style house
1. Any type of ornament consisting of narrow fillets or bands that are folded, crossed, or interlaced.
2. Interlacing decorative bands found within gables; especially found in Tudor architecture and Tudor Revival, as well as in northern Europe.
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It is a double hemisphere map with strapwork in the four corners.
Although the original black paint has been removed from its paneled walls, it remains a dark, languid, oppressively opulent room, illuminated by elaborate gold strapwork that glitters in the gloom.
Superbly painted by Ignaz Preissler of Breslau, one of the most famous decorating workshops of that era, it is adorned with two fields of Chinese figures surrounded by foliage, strapwork, flower baskets, birds and insects in addition to wonderful detail of the dragon, lizard and lion.
7) Its massiveness is surprising in comparison with other known pieces, as is its mount, decorated with broad, curling strapwork, commonly used by nineteenth-century designers and typical of the ornamental vocabulary of the renaissance.
Peter Fuhring discusses grotesques, terms, moresques, strapwork, and other essentials of ornament at Fontainebleau and beyond in "French Ornament Prints.
Decorative pages painted on vellum used colours in green and brown in a strapwork design reflecting (for the monks) colours of God's earth which surrounded them daily.
Between the plaques the dish is covered with finely cast strapwork, birds, masks, serpents, fruit, flowers and winged horses.
The parlour cloths are copied from the 1570s strapwork pattern wallpainting in the Golden Cross Inn, Oxford.
The strapwork you see on gateways and stone overmantles in great English houses is seen here carved on this tomb in elegant armorial cartouches not English, of course, but copied from the Vigilate prints engraved by Benedetto Battini in Antwerp in 1553.
The elastic bands are crafted by local seamstress Montana Baggett, using elastic supplied by Eugene-based Strapworks.
Killer-Q Guitar and Instrument Straps in Eugene, a division of Strapworks, recently was named "Best in Show" in the Accessories category at the National Association of Music Merchants.