tapestry brick

tapestry brick

Face brick that is laid in a decorative pattern with a combination of vertical, horizontal, and diagonal elements, such as a basket-weave bond.
See also: Brick
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rustic brick

A fired clay brick, often multicolored, having a rough-textured surface; used for facing work.
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Rocheford to build a two-story, off-colored tapestry brick Colonial Revival style school with eight classrooms, two playrooms and all the other rooms necessary for teachers and custodians.
Quoting from Millett's book, "Sullivan was especially fond of Oriental or tapestry brick. This type of brick, which Sullivan helped to popularize around the turn of the century, is made of variously coloured clays and then given a rough cut so that the brick face has a rich texture.