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Cartouche

(kärto͞osh`), 1693–1721, nickname of Louis Dominique Bourguignon, French highwayman. His band terrorized the Paris area until his capture. He was broken on the wheel. Cartouche's daring exploits have been celebrated in stories, dramas, ballads, and popular prints.

Cartouche

A decorative ornamental tablet resembling a scroll of paper with the center either inscribed or left plain; but framed with an elaborate scroll-like carving.

Cartouche

 

an ornament in the shape of a shield or a partially unrolled scroll, on which a coat of arms, emblem, or inscription was placed. Carved or stucco cartouches decorated the main entrances of palaces. Cartouches also appeared on geographic maps, tombstones, and ancient documents. The ornament was widely used in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.

REFERENCE

Hadergott, B. Die Kartusche…. Gottingen, 1955.

cartouche

[kar′tüsh]
(graphic arts)
A border or scroll that is decorative and executed with a pen or brush.

cartouche

1. An ornamental tablet often inscribed or decorated, and framed with elaborate scroll-like carving.
2. A modillion of curved form.
3. In Egyptian hieroglyphics and derivatives, a frame around the Pharaoh’s name.

cartouche

, cartouch
1. a carved or cast ornamental tablet or panel in the form of a scroll, sometimes having an inscription
2. an oblong figure enclosing characters expressing royal or divine names in Egyptian hieroglyphics
3. the paper case holding combustible materials in certain fireworks
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Ashmawy also told state-owned media outlet, Ahram Online, that the cartouches are surmounted with double feathers with a sun disk in between, and beneath them there is a decorative gold sign.
But three of the cartouches are inscribed with two Chinese characters, which read "Ge-Deng" - the personalised name for Gordon in Chinese which also relates to the Gordon Clan heraldic device, where 'ge' means spear or lance and 'deng' to mount or enter.
On the cartouches she sets the vulnerable nature in the spotlight, but there are subtle alterations to the familiar image.
There are many examples of similar Stone cartouches with coats of arms for comparison, although an exact match of style is not to be expected, for we are not comparing absolute like with like (Fig.
Symbols from Immendorff's lexicon reappear here, drawn in grisaille, often in gray cartouches. Consider Enormous, 1999.
By no means emphatic in drawing attention to themselves, they jostle for prominence with several other distractions from the main geographic outlines: town plans, ships of many types, landscapes, elaborate cartouches.
Depuis 1881, les operations a caractere dangereux (chargement des cartouches) inherentes a la production des munitions s'effectuent sur les Plaines d'Abraham.
En outre, et a Tlemcen, et Ain Temouchent (2e RM) , des elements de la Gendarmerie nationale et des Gardes-frontieres, "ont saisi (63) kilogrammes de kif traite et (3.313) unites de differentes boissons, tandis que (5) individus en possession de (3) fusils de chasse et (26.550) cartouches de differents calibres ont ete apprehendes a Bouira, Batna et Oum El Bouaghi".
Actualites Eecrit par La Redaction Apres avoir grille toutes ses cartouches, en utilisant surtout les entraineurs comme des boucs emissaires pour cacher les deboires de sa gestion, Mohamed Boudrika a finalement pris la porte de sortie, celle-la meme qu'il a fait emprunter a Fakhir, Benzerti, Benchikha, Romao et Fathi, cinq entraineurs qu'il a successivement renvoyes en l'espace d'une vingtaine de mois.
Un reseau de malfaiteurs a ete demantele et 3 fusils de chasse et des quantites de cartouches ont ete saisis.