Alcove sentence example
They knelt on a patch of dried ground in the opening of the carved alcove and examined the site.
The shadowy figure disappeared into an alcove.
Other women may prefer a small alcove seated at her makeup vanity with a free-standing mirror.
Adding a padded seat, colorful pillows, and a new lamp transformed the unused alcove into a cozy reading nook.
The house was a little smaller than they wanted, but the hallway alcove was easily transformed into a nursery for their new baby.Advertisement
Historical letters written by visiting guests contain complaints about the two-foot high stepladders required to climb into the alcove beds.
When it came to Jefferson's bedroom, the alcove bed design was unique and unlike the other ones he created because of the available wall space.
Frameless mirrors can be used to fill an entire alcove above a vanity from wall to wall, opening and visually enlarging the space.
Bay windows can extend floor to ceiling, creating an alcove in the room or they may be installed above a window seat or bench.
Kris reached an alcove out of sight of the crowds and faced her.Advertisement
He decided that the wall separating his study from his dressing room was the best choice for building an alcove bed.
For starters there's the cozy alcove in the main bar that seats a maximum of ten.
She tried to yank free, and he pulled her body against his, moving them both into the alcove.
An alcove in the east wall held another waste chute.
There's a wardrobe and shelves with sliding doors, and a small marble-topped washstand set in a mirrored lighted alcove by the door.Advertisement
The moon spread its light onto a statue of a saint in an alcove.
Almost exactly opposite Organ Pitch is a small alcove about three feet high above the floor level of the Main Gallery.
For years I wrote in a little alcove, which wasn't much of anything, I just faced a wall.
The space by the hall At the far end of the great hall there is a large alcove.
Set on a hillside with olives and fruit trees, this cottage has a master bedroom and third bed in an adjoining alcove.Advertisement
The Shippen - sleeps 4 A very nice large lounge with dining alcove, separate kitchen with fridge freezer.
Dining table with 4 chairs and a wide window alcove.
Original features abound - a bread oven alcove, exposed A frames with pegs, wooden paneled stairwell and original floor tiles.
There is a deep windowsill with storage beneath, shelved alcove also with storage and a feature electric fire.
It has been suggested that he deliberately eschewed chiaroscuro because his pictures, destined invariably to hang in an alcove, were required to be equally effective from every aspect and had also to form part of a decorative scheme.Advertisement
At the art exhibitions held twice a year in the principal cities there may be seen specimens of statuettes, alcove ornaments, and household utensils which show that the Japanese worker in metals stands more indisputably than ever at the head of the worlds artists in that field.
The term parlour bronzes serves to designate objects for domestic use, as flower-vases, incense-burners and alcove ornaments.
The inro (medicine-box), which it mainly served to fix in the girdle, has been driven out of fashion by the new civilization imported from the West, and artists who would have carved netsuke in former times now devote their chisels to statuettes and alcove ornaments.
As for the modern ivory statuette or alcove ornament, of which great numbers are now carved for the foreign market, it certainly stands on a plane much higher than the netsuke, since anatomical defects which escape notice in the latter owing to its diminutive size, become obtrusive in the former.
Interiors were then divided into smaller rooms by means of sliding doors covered with thin rice-paper, which permitted the passage of light while obstructing vision; the hanging lattices were replaced by wooden doors which could be slid along a groove so as to be removable in the daytime, and an alcove was added in the principal chamber for a sacred picture or Buddhist image to serve as an object of contemplation for a devotee while practising the rite of abstraction.
Lisa 's Room with draped sofa in an alcove, red and pink walls, and trompe d'oeil painting on either side.
There 's a wardrobe and shelves with sliding doors, and a small marble-topped washstand set in a mirrored lighted alcove by the door.
Another unique design was the use of alcove beds.
A curtained alcove which conceals a twin bedroom is situated here.
All the apartments open into the court; and on the south side is an open alcove, with a marble floor, and raised dais round three sides, covered with cushions; the front wall is supported by an ornamented Saracenic arch.