allover design

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Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • allover — adjective covering the entire surface an allover pattern got an allover tan • Similar to: ↑complete * * * I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : covering the whole extent of anything variations in solar radiation or some other allover effect …   Useful english dictionary

  • allover — I. adjective Date: 1796 covering the whole extent or surface < a sweater with an allover pattern > II. noun Date: 1838 1. an embroidered, printed, or lace fabric with a design covering most of the surface 2. a pattern or design in which a single… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • all-over design —    or allover design    A repeated design that fills an entire area. All over designs can be found on wallpapers and textiles, among other items. Also see moiré …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • interior design — 1. the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features. 2. the art, business, or… …   Universalium

  • rug and carpet — Any decorative textile normally made of a thick material and intended as a floor covering. Floor coverings made of plaited rushes date from the 5th or 4th millennium BC. Carpets were first made in central and western Asia as coverings for earthen …   Universalium

  • textile — /teks tuyl, til/, n. 1. any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting. 2. a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile. adj. 3. woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics. 4 …   Universalium

  • steel-cut — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : ground or crushed between rolls fitted with cutting teeth into granules of uniform size and freed of powder and chaff steel cut coffee steel cut oats 2. : faceted with a steel tool used especially of buttons, buckles,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …   Universalium

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

  • glassware — /glas wair , glahs /, n. articles of glass, esp. drinking glasses. [1705 15; GLASS + WARE1] * * * Introduction       any decorative article made of glass, often designed for everyday use. From very early times glass has been used for various… …   Universalium

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