She wore a flowing, diaphanous gown and had long, wavy, bronze colored hair.
finds no difficulty in applying a uniform coat of pigment to porcelain biscuit, and covering the whole with a diaphanous glaze.
This Bizen-yaki was red stoneware, with this diaphanous glaze.
The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.
Its diaphanous, pearl-grey glaze, uniform, lustrous and finely crackled, overlying encaustic decoration in white slip, the fineness of its warm reddish pate, and the general excellence of its technique, have always commanded admiration.
In other words, a suitable design is chiselled in the metal base so as to be visible through Translucid the diaphanous enamel.
Molyneux also cites from Bacon's Epistola ad Parisiensem, " Of the Secrets of Art and Nature," chap. 5: "Glasses or diaphanous bodies may be so formed that the most remote objects may appear just at hand, and the contrary, so that we may read the smallest letters at an incredible distance, and may number things, though never so small, and may make the stars also appear as near as we please."
This plain diaphanous garment, without distinction of colour (white, red or yellow), and with perhaps only an embroidered hem at the top, was worn by the whole nation, princess and peasant, from the IVth to the XVIIIth Dynasties (Erman, Life in Ancient Egypt, p. 212).
If you thought the micro bikini was a recipe for exposure, then add the concept of diaphanous mesh, and you're basically just icing your swimsuit cake.
Wearing a diaphanous swimsuit is certainly a way to get noticed, and your risqué appearance may be the perfect look for certain underground "clothing optional" clubs.
Take advantage of the season's penchant for light, diaphanous fabrics.
diaphanous gowns, Greek peasants and Roman senators in traditional draped attire.
diaphanous veil of clouds is clearly responsible for people being able to look upon the sun with the naked eye.
diaphanous night-dress which reached to the ground.
diaphanous lower garment across her broad hips.
On her head, Princess Elizabeth wore a veil of diaphanous white silk tulle held by the King George III diamond fringe tiara.
Brides can also select looser, more diaphanous gowns that won't cling to the skin.
Package these in a diaphanous organza bag and place it neatly on top of the towels for a beautiful presentation.
Children grow extremely fast, and that diaphanous ruffled creation will be folded and stored in a matter of months.
During spring and summer, though, a diaphanous scarf adds a touch of romance to a flirtatious dress and softens up tough jeans and tanks in a flash.
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