Ornamentation Sentence Examples
The ornamentation throughout is beautiful, and the west front especially notable.
The invention of colourless Bohemian glass brought in its train the practice of cutting glass, a method of ornamentation for which Venetian glass, from its thinness, was ill adapted.
Many of the vessels have four or as many as eight handles, and are decorated with serrated ornamentation, and with the trailed strands of glass already referred to.
The earlier stones are devoid of ornamentation, but the later stones and bronzes are sometimes ornamented with designs of leaves, flowers, ox-heads, men and women.
Others were afterwards supplied by Benozzo Gozzoli and men of lesser note, and the labour of ornamentation was only discontinued in 1464.Advertisement
Most of the external ornamentation is usually concentrated on the western front, which often has a lofty arched porch on marble columns, resting on griffins or lions devouring their prey.
There is no definite rule as to the material or character of the ornamentation, and attempts have been made, especially in England, to revive the use of the apparelled alb.
Paint and coloured washes were liberally used to cover plastered surfaces and for ornamentation, and paints seem to have been used to bind plastered surfaces.
This is a magnificent structure, with fine ornamentation.
The Golden Temple is so called on account of its copper dome, covered with gold foil, which shines brilliantly in the rays of the Indian sun, and is reflected back from the waters of the lake; but the building as a whole is too squat to have much architectural merit apart from its ornamentation.Advertisement
It is carved with figures of soldiers, priests, slaughtered men and captives on one side, and on the other with a cross and Runic ornamentation.
The style is early Decorated, and a rich ornamentation is carried out in Italian marble, serpentine and alabaster.
Sculptured ornamentation, flowing scrollwork of semi-conventional foliage mingled with grotesque animals, birds or dragons, is freely applied to arches and string courses.
The richest ornamentation was applied to the arches and string courses, while plaques of sculpture, roundels and coats of arms adorned the facades.
On the other hand, the plastic quality of terracotta suggested an abundance of delicate ornamentation on a small scale, which produced its effect by its own individual beauty without broad reference to the general scheme.Advertisement
The Procuratie Vecchie is perhaps the longest arcaded façade in the world and certainly shows the least amount of wall space; the whole design is simple, the .moulding and ornamentation severe.
For the purposes of scientific topography observation of the natural features and outlines is followed by exact investigation of the architectural structures or remnants, a process demanding high technical competence, acute judgment and practical experience, as well as wide and accurate scholarship. The building material and the manner of its employment furnish evidence no less important than the character of the masonry, the design and the modes of ornamentation.
Sepolcro, a circular church with ornamentation in brick and an imitation of opus reticulatum, should probably be attributed to the 6th or 7th centuries.
Marble of very fine quality and grain is extensively quarried and exported for architectural ornamentation and for furniture-making.
The transepts, added in the 13th and, 4th centuries (before 1370), have picturesque brick façades, with fine terra-cotta ornamentation.Advertisement
The outer coat was then removed from that portion which was to constitute the ground, leaving the white for the figures, foliage or other ornamentation; these were then sculptured by means of the gem-engraver's tools.
The town hall, with its light open loggia of semicircular arches on the ground floor, was designed by Fra Giocondo towards the end of the i 5th century; its sculptured enrichments of pilasters and friezes are very graceful, though lacking the vigorous life of the earlier medieval sculptured ornamentation.
The surface of the stones in the interior is often pitted, as a form of ornamentation.
The kings of arms in England, Scotland and Ireland wear crowns, the ornamentation of which round the upper rim of the circlet is composed of a row of acanthus or oak leaves.
They include some of the most brilliantly coloured of all antelopes; the ornamentation taking the form of vertical white lines and rows of spots.Advertisement
They are sometimes provided with doorways faced with stucco, and these have painted ornamentation.
Among the ammonites the loss of power to coil the shell is one feature of racial old age, and in others old age is accompanied by closer coiling and loss of surface ornamentation, such as spines, ribs, spirals; while in other forms an arresting of variability precedes extinction.
The lofty church of the Augustinians in Thomas Street; St Mary's, the pro-cathedral, in Marlborough Street, with Grecian ornamentation within, and a Doric portico; St Paul's on Arran Quay, in the Ionic style; and the striking St Francis Xavier in Gardiner Street, also Ionic, are all noteworthy, and the last is one of the finest modern churches in Ireland.
Since then exterior ornamentation and architectural eccentricities have run riot, and the city is now a mixture of the plain one-storey and two-storey buildings of the Portuguese type, and fanciful modern creations, embellished with stucco and overtopping the others by many storeys.
All the three orders of Greek architecture - the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian - are found freely employed in the various edifices of the city, but rarely in strict accordance with the rules of art in their proportions and details; while the private houses naturally exhibit still more deviation and irregularity., In many of these indeed we find varieties in the ornamentation, and even in such leading features as the capitals of the columns, which remind one rather of the vagaries of medieval architecture than of the strict rules of Vitruvius or the regularity of Greek edifices.
The ornamentation is much less rich and beautiful than that of the preceding period.
The earthenware vessels usually have rounded bottoms. The earliest ornamentation consists of finger-imprints.
In many localities the braziers have a special repute either for a peculiar alloy or for a particular process of ornamentation.
The ornamentation of the older parts is simple to the verge of rudeness; and even the more elaborate later forms show no high development of workmanship. The baptistery contains five remarkable stone reliefs of the late 15th century.
When writing to Atticus he eschews all ornamentation, uses short sentences, colloquial idioms, rare diminutives and continually quotes Greek.
It need scarcely be said that tiles have rather increased in value than deteriorated in the eyes of the connoisseur, that the ornamentation of metal-work, wood carving and inlaying, gem and seal engraving, are exquisite of their kind, and that the carpets manufactured by skilled workmen, when left to themselves and their native patterns, are to a great extent unrivalled.
There are some fine stalactites near this pit, and others in the Fairy Grotto and in Pensico Avenue; but, considering the magnitude of Mammoth Cave, its poverty of stalactitic ornamentation is remarkable.
There are many interesting brick houses, dating chiefly from the first half of the 17th century, with curious gables and picturesque ornamentation, carvings and inscriptions.
The design of this mosque is Mahommedan, but the wonderfully delicate ornamentation of its western façade and other remaining parts is Hindu.
When first built the dome was covered by gold leaf, and the outer walls were adorned with stucco work picked out in gold and blue, but to-day there are very few traces of this ornamentation.
Besides varied and beautiful weapons, frequently exhibiting high workmanship, amulets, coronets, diadems of solid gold, and vases of elegant form and ornamentation in gold and bronze are found in the barrows.
The ornamentation of the period is as a rule confined to spirals, bosses and concentric circles.
The ornamentation consists of dots, zigzags, chevrons or crosses.
Then came rhetorical ornamentation, - and the Ciceronian era.
When once the site is cleared and the foundations prepared and set, work can be pushed on the walls at different storeys at one and the same time, and often main cornices and filling-in work are fixed before special details and ornamentation.
The church of St Pierre, in the Renaissance style of the 16th and 17th centuries, is conspicuous for the elaborate ornamentation of its west façade.
It, however, is and has been from remote times very highly prized for jewelry, personal ornamentation and decorative purposes generally.
It is remarked by Pliny that, previous to the existence of the Indian demand, the Gauls were in the habit of using it for the ornamentation of their weapons of war and helmets; but in his day, so great was the Eastern demand, that it was very rarely seen even in the regions which produced it.
The term was applied in architecture to various forms of ornamentation taking the shape of a scroll, such as the volute of an Ionian capital.
Temples (so called) are found in the north and west, built like the houses, but larger, the piles being carved into figures, and the roof-beams and other prominent points decorated with representations of crocodiles or lizards, coarse human figures, and other grotesque ornamentation; but their use is not clear.
Papuan weapons are the bow and arrow (in the Fly River region, the north and north-east coasts); a beheading knife of a sharp segment of bamboo; a shafted stone club - rayed, disk shaped or ball-headed (in use all over the island); spears of various forms, pointed and barbed; the spear-thrower (on the Finsch coast); and hardwood clubs and shields, widely differing in pattern and ornamentation with the district of their manufacture.
Their houses, of which the framework is timber and the rest lattice and thatch, are ingeniously constructed, with great taste in ornamentation, and are well furnished with mats, mosquito-curtains, baskets, fans, nets and cooking and other utensils.
Its grotesque external ornamentation earned for it the name of Duivelshuis, or devil's house.
The projecting snouts in the line of masks forming the upper part of this zone are a peculiar feature of Uxmal ornamentation.
They used elaborate ornamentation to assist in their reproduction.
The columbaria are made from gray granite with a large facia for accepting a full inscription and ornamentation.
Hogwood provides an ornamentation table with advice on interpretation, as well as tempo indications and ideas for the execution of dotted rhythms.
In the plant world, some plants use elaborate ornamentation to assist in their reproduction.
But this one is different - it has leaf ornamentation at the top and at the bottom.
It is used to produce authentic Javanese music, which combines simple melodies with sometimes complex improvised ornamentation.
The source specifies little ornamentation, not least because most solo figurations are already ornate by design.
Belt hooks quickly became items for elaborate ornamentation, in many materials.
A little ornamentation has even been added to some of the choruses.
He is researching acculturation through personal ornamentation in the north of Roman Britain.
The fine agricultural soils are too valuable to include much ornamentation.
The only other ornamentation is a molded eaves cornice.
In what Evans mysteriously terms unpractised hands, such literary ornamentation can lead to prose that is rambling, opaque and affected.
In the sixteenth century Dutch and Flemish sculptors started to use lead as an ornamental material especially for garden ornamentation.
Here again a less than usual posed picture, showing hair styles and body ornamentation, as well as the activity in the market.
Claydon is an 18th-century showpiece, whose classically proportioned exterior conceals riotous rococo ornamentation and chinoiserie within.
These complement contemporary architecture in the way that statuary and relief ornamentation blended with classical architecture.
In the late 1750s the baroque style evolved into a rococo characterized by rich surface ornamentation in a lavish use of decorative motifs.
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The rhythms, tone, handclaps, guitar stabs and other ornamentation are so close it's almost spooky.
The contract for this work, signed with Master Zuan de Franza, conjures up a vision of the Ca' d'Oro ablaze with colour and gleaming with the gold ornamentation from which it took its name.
The Procuratie Vecchie is perhaps the longest arcaded faÃ§ade in the world and certainly shows the least amount of wall space; the whole design is simple, the .moulding and ornamentation severe.
The transepts, added in the 13th and, 4th centuries (before 1370), have picturesque brick faÃ§ades, with fine terra-cotta ornamentation.
The design of this mosque is Mahommedan, but the wonderfully delicate ornamentation of its western faÃ§ade and other remaining parts is Hindu.
The church of St Pierre, in the Renaissance style of the 16th and 17th centuries, is conspicuous for the elaborate ornamentation of its west faÃ§ade.
The rhythms, tone, handclaps, guitar stabs and other ornamentation are so close it 's almost spooky.
If buying simply for ornamentation, you may opt to choose a less pure form.
Simple, clean lines define the Scandinavian design approach, guided by functionality, natural materials and minimal ornamentation.
Accomplish this by performing aesthetic reduction, minimizing the amount of accessories and reducing their ornamentation.
His designs are characterized by delicate, straight lines, contrasting veneers and neoclassical motifs and ornamentation.
It will likely be impossible to obtain an exact match for old brick, window structures, or ornamentation.
The candles in the ceremony are usually white or ivory, but the ornamentation varies widely.
While giant species are used for timber, smaller varieties are used as ornamentation and in gardens.
The style of floor length black bridesmaid dresses range from ultra-sleek with no ornamentation to that of a fairy tale princess with flounces and heavy beading.
Girls' clothing during the Civil War was generally quite plain; colors were not very bright, materials were natural and mostly naturally dyed (dark blue, grey, etc.), and did not include excessive ornamentation.
A long row of buttons placed close together often served as ornamentation on women's and girls' dresses, but lace and patterned materials were uncommon.
Since necklines were notoriously high during this time period, girls ornamented the bodice of their dresses with buttons, ribbons and pins to give their tops interesting lines and ornamentation.
Are ornamentation, tattooing, feathers, skins, jewelry, or even hairstyles forms of clothing?
Pharaohs and royalty wore navel jewelry, perhaps as ornamentation that further signified their status from the general masses, or perhaps for a purpose in their alleged after lives.
With their unique ornamentation and details, vintage style bracelets are loved by many.
Small candles can be scattered or aligned in a tray and surrounded by decorative accents for an easy centerpiece, while some decorative candle trays are suitably elaborate without further ornamentation.
Balsam Hill creates multiple lines of artisan Christmas trees, garlands, wreaths, and holiday ornamentation.
This slideshow displays trees decorated through the building, as well as other special ornamentation.
Many costumes have some sort of ornamentation on the bodice, such as a rhinestone cross in the fabric itself, a shawl collar, a shawl accessory, or a belt.
Because the ornamentation is suspended from rather than attached to the chain, the jewelry can easily be shortened or lengthened as desired, and any damage to the chain is more easily repaired than with an elaborate necklace.
Roman milestones and aqueducts also are found, and close by the now famous tomb of Apollophanes, with wall-paintings of animals and other ornamentation, was discovered in 1902; a description of it will be found in Thiersch and Peters, The Marissa Tombs, published by the Palestine Exploration Fund.
These last have a white or reddish ground, with ornamentation in blue, red, brown or black, and are of much better manufacture than the modern pottery of the country.
Dentil mouldings, of which examples may still be seen in the remains of the palace of Blachernae at Constantinople, are characteristic of Venetian ornamentation at this period, and remain a permanent feature in Venetian architecture down to the 11th century.
Ornamentation was in form, colour, technical processes and dyes.
The addition of brilliant ornamentation in shell, teeth, feathers, wings of insects and dyed fibres completed the round of the textile art.
Ornamentation was in carving and in colour, the latter far more effectively used than in Middle America.
The forms and the ornamentation of the implements and weapons of stone and bronze found in the lake dwellings are the same as those of the implements and weapons in these materials found in the soil of the adjacent regions, and both groups must therefore be ascribed to the industry of one and the same people.
The latter give the names of the donors of particular portions of the architectural ornamentation, and most of them are written in the characters used before and after the time of Asoka in the middle of the 3rd century B.C. The monuments are Buddhist, the bas-reliefs illustrate passages in the Buddhist writings, and the inscriptions make use of Buddhist technical terms. Some of the smaller topes give us names of men who lived in the Buddha's time, and others give names mentioned among the missionaries sent out in the time of Asoka.
Opposite the cathedral is a fountain with bronze ornamentation of 1583-1621.
In his history of the Arietidae Hyatt points out that toward the close of the Cretaceous this entire group of ammonites appears to have been affected with some malady; the unrolled forms multiply, the septa are simplified, the ornamentation becomes heavy, thick, and finally disappears in the adult; the entire group ends by dying out and leaving no descendants.
Tiles are used for roofing, and on modern edifices stucco` ornamentation is lavishly employed.
It is not unlikely that the houses of wealthy persons were distinguished by a good deal of ornamentation in carving and painting.
The houses are generally well and elaborately made, but nearly all the ornamentation is put on the inside of the roof.
The form of the iota, and even the style of ornamentation, has been handed down unaltered from the earliest times.
These are no longer cast but hammered into shape, and decoration is elaborate curvilixear rather than simple rectilinear, the forms and character of the ornamentation of the northern European weapons resembling in some respects Roman arms, while in others they are peculiar and evidently representative of northern art.