striped ground

striped ground

[′strīpt ′grau̇nd]
(geology)
A pattern of alternating stripes formed by frost action on a sloping surface. Also known as striated ground; striped soil.
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Another patriotic seasonal style is Americana Santa, showing Santa Claus surrounded by stars on a red and white striped ground.
In bedding, Arley is offering two blue-and-gold patterns: a damask lace on a striped ground and a woven damask stripe which has a tapestry look.