Floriated


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Floriated

Decorated with floral patterns.
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floriated, floreated

floriated Romanesque capital
Decorated with floral patterns.
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The textile is framed by borders at the top and bottom, with floriated end-panels on both sides.
And it is easy to imagine that for every one of the botanical specimens collected from around the state by early Europeans, a floriated ceramic shard had been planted in its place.
To gain some idea of the book's range one has only to glance at the table of contents: here we find architectural motifs, elements of landscape, geometrical patterns, lotus rhizomes, floriated scroll work, the treatment of animals in their various aspects, the kirtimukha motif, amorous couples, nagas, garudas, divine flying figures notably gandharvas, apsaras, vidyadharas, dwarves of various types, udaremukhas with a face for a stomach kinnaras (half bird, half human), kiratas (forest dwellers), yaksas including Manibhadra, Purnabhadra, and Kubera, yaksinis.
The text of the dedication begins with a large floriated capital letter, and closes with another large historiated ornament in Fontainebleau strapwork.
Once I have learned a safe route through her floriated minefield, she changes the layout of the place.
Granting my admiration for Kauffman's sensitive floriated and nacreous iridescences, I still waver with regard to the artist's frequent use of a shield- or tureen lid--like symmetry.