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wickerwork

a. a material consisting of wicker
b. (as modifier): a wickerwork chair
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The Winter Garden Lounge, with its wood and wickerwork furniture and impressive foliage, is a particularly pleasant place to spend a quiet few hours.
The earliest written reports of coracles in the UK are of Julius Caesar ordering his troops to make small wickerwork boats covered in animal hides, as he had seen in Britain, in 49bc.
For the avid shopper there are the local handicrafts of embroidery - famed throughout the world, tapestry, one of the oldest arts in Madeira, wickerwork, whereby you can see items such as baskets and furniture produced from locally grown willow, flowers, including a huge variety of orchids, jewellery, shoes and handbags and, of course, the Madeira wines.
A zapor consists basically of a palisade from one side of the river to the other, built with a series of poles fixed at the base and joined by a mesh of very flexible branches or by a barricade made of pieces of wickerwork bound together.
Leather goods and handmade linenware are good buys, and if you plough through the tacky souvenir shops you should find a nice line in local ceramics, jewellery and wickerwork.
The wickerwork chimney hood has been rebuilt using local hazel and daub, steel plates have been inserted into rotted floor joists to enable every possible square inch of original timber to be preserved, and even the original Victorian paintwork survives on the timber panelling, showing a century of wear and character.
The best handcrafts are wickerwork, embroidery and Madeira wine.The weather
These wickerwork sleighs were conceived by islanders midway through the 19th century as a means of transporting goods down gradients too hazardous for a horse and cart.