Scrollwork


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Scrollwork

Ornamental work of any kind in which scrolls, or lines of scroll-like character, are an element.

scrollwork

1. Ornamental woodwork that has been cut by a scrollsaw in decorative curved patterns often suggestive of a series of waves.
2. Wrought-iron ornamental work in which scroll-like characters are an important element.
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Add hand or machine embroidery in scrollwork paisleys or an intricate mandala for a traditional embellishment.
The decorative scrollwork is cast aluminum with stainless steel hardware, $999; Sprout, 419 E.
Bouquets of flowers were stuck into the gate's scrollwork, as workers and visitors adapted to the tighter security restrictions in a city normally proud of its openness.
adjustable LED spots and metal scrollwork matching that found elsewhere in the building.
All over are cherubs, scrollwork, large tiles with saintly images, the one of San Juan Evangelista with a fighting-cock-like eagle.
Anyone working down through the 18 layers of dingy, dark brown shellac to the original colorful New England landscapes, portraits of mythological figures, and fancy scrollwork could only guess the number of miles the stagecoach logged since rolling out of a Concord, N.
The Rio Rialto table lamp has gold-edged, bronze finish metal scrollwork and a burlap soutage-trimmed shade.
Tiles and other pieces were exuberantly decorated with hyacinths, tulips, carnations, roses, stylized floral scrollwork known as "hatayi" Chinese clouds, imbrication, cintemani (a design consisting of three spots and pairs of flickering stripes) and geometric patterns.
Using the slab method, we wrapped clay around a halved paper-towel tubes and added detail such as fluting and scrollwork.
These optical wonders depict windows, battle scenes and intricate scrollwork that to the naked eye appear carved from stone but are, in fact, 2D paintings.
A George III two-handled circular cup with fluted girdle, scrollwork handles, the underside has a plaque which says it was presented to Newcastle upon Tyne by the local branches of the British Medical Association in July 1957.