strapwork

Decorative motif incorporating interlacing bands or ribbon-like straps. It was popularised by illustrators and engravers in 16thC Flanders, and was a feature of Elizabethan style. Strapwork designs are seen in wrought-iron work, carved in low-relief on furniture, stamped, cast or engraved on silver, and painted on ceramics. The German version, laub …...

Strapwork

In architecture strapwork is a kind of ornament consisting of a narrow fillet or band folded, crossed, and interlaced.
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Strapwork

decoration, usually on stonework, resembling interlaced leather straps.
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Strapwork

A form of decoration which originated in the Netherlands c1540, and characteristic of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods. It consists of interlaced bands or straps, and may be executed in stone, wood, or plaster
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Strapwork

Strap'work` noun (Architecture) A kind of ornament consisting of a narrow fillet or band folded, crossed, and interlaced.
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Strapwork

• (n.) A kind of ornament consisting of a narrow fillet or band folded, crossed, and interlaced.
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strapwork

decorative motif, in flat relief, consisting variously of interlaced scrollwork, braiding, shield forms, or cross-hatching, often pierced with ... [1 related articles]
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Strapwork

Form of decoration resembling strips of cut and curling leather. Also used to describe the pierced spine of silver decoration applied to the wooden or leather-covered handles of coffee and chocolate pots c.1690 to 1710.
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strapwork

Decorative motif incorporating interlacing bands or ribbon-like straps. It was popularised by illustrators and engravers in 16thC Flanders, and was a feature of Elizabethan style. Strapwork designs are seen in wrought-iron work, carved in low-relief on furniture, stamped, cast or engraved on silver, and painted on ceramics. The German version, laub...
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Strapwork

In the history of art and design, strapwork is a stylised representation in ornament of leather straps, consisting of flattened strips or bands of curling leather, parchment or metal cut into elaborate shapes, with piercings, and often interwoven in a geometric pattern. Strapwork is a frequent element of grotesques — arabesque or candelabra figu...
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Strapwork

A form of decoration which originated in the Netherlands c1540, and characteristic of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods. It consists of interlaced bands or straps, and may be executed in stone, wood, or plaster
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strapwork

Decorative pattern in the form of interlaced and crossed straight bands resembling straps.
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