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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* Repeat to embroider a second skate back, one tongue, one outside boot and one inside boot, changing to silver metallic thread to embroider the outer boot scrollwork detail.
The barrels are 40 inches long and the metal strip between each barrel is engraved, 'JAMES CONNING, MOBIL AL' surrounded with fancy scrollwork. On each side beneath the hound's-head hammers is 'H & JW KING,' also surrounded by scrollwork.
Mix geometric and scrollwork patterns for an eclectic look, but coordinate colors to avoid sensory f overload.
The tools that are used to create this array of stunning game scenes and complex carved steel scrollwork are many and varied and can take months to achieve.
The upper part of a good example would have an arched moulded cornice centred by carved scrollwork. The doors were faced with carved scrollwork.
The warmth of the colour palette, the atmospheric use of light, the sumptuous scrollwork and the ornately-framed vignettes result in a rich visual experience.
Wagley are finely engraved with floral scrollwork on a beaded ground.
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.
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.H., factory in 1859.