Rocaille

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Rocaille

A small ornament combining forms based on water-worn rocks, plants and shells, characteristic of the 18th-century Rococo period, especially during the reign of Louis XV.

rocaille

An ornament, usually asymmetrical, consisting of rock, plant, and shell forms in combination with artificial forms; widely used during the 18th century when Rococo was popular.
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Her fingertip, ivory illusion veil was edged with rocailles and featured floral design accent sequences of crystals and rhinestones.
The fitted Basque bodice had a strapless neckline and was embellished with silver beading, pearls, crystals, and rocailles in a floral pattern.