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In Japan, Samurai and Zen monks were often required to build decorative gardens or practice related skills like flower arrangement known as ikebana.
However devastating, the fire also brought him new decorative assignments, and also the opportunity to practice as an architect.
As the European climate became colder around this time, the incidence of the use bed quilts rose, and so developed the practice of embellishing a simple cloth through the creation of pattern and design, alongside the development of decorative quilting.
While the practice is now widespread, decorative village signs are still common in Norfolk and in the neighbouring county of Suffolk as well as Essex and other eastern / east anglian counties.
At other times such as training the decorative regalia is usually removed, although the drum often remains aboard for practice by drummers.
Thus John James can be seen as one of the intermediaries who made Baroque Continental practice in architecture, decorative painting and formal garden planning available to English patrons and craftsmen.
In traditional Korean weddings, the bride also wears a decorative mark on the forehead and cheeks, with origins from Mongolia, but whether this practice has roots from India is not known.
These copies also have the majority of the original decorative Warner Brothers title cards replaced with simple British made ones which were used to remove Americanisms which the British would not understand or appreciate ( a common practice during the silent era ).
Joan Miró once did a work specifically to frame with a flea market frame, and many painters and photographers who work with canvas " gallery-wrap " their artwork, a practice wherein the image extends around the edges of the stretched canvas and therefore precludes use of a decorative picture frame.
Recently all company's facilities practice intense and sophisticated decorative lighting on their buildings, especially during national holidays.

decorative and fairly
Numerous fairly crude models were built as children's toys leading to the creation of functional, as opposed to decorative, ship models.
The style of the building is a fairly traditional Oxford Gothic, modified by classical decorative detail, most notably the ‘ frontispiece ’ framing statues of James I and the Founders immediately facing visitors as they enter the College.
They are still found to be both fairly cheap and decorative, especially on small items.
Some of the buildings are in fairly good condition and have their decorative elements undisturbed.
Somerset West has a fairly decorative display of Christmas lights erected atop the street lights of the Main Road.

decorative and common
or more specifically, are ornamental varieties of domesticated common carp ( Cyprinus carpio ) that are kept for decorative purposes in outdoor koi ponds or water gardens.
Mannerism as a stylistic category is less frequently applied to English visual and decorative arts, where local categories such as " Elizabethan " and " Jacobean " are more common.
Some riders also place quarter marks ( decorative stenciling ) on the hindquarters, although it is not particularly common as of 2007.
As a consequence of these characteristics, electroless deposition is quite common in the decorative arts.
Zuccari's easel pictures are less common than his decorative frescoes.
The Chapel is a high rectangular brick building, its exterior unadorned by architectural or decorative details, as common in many Medieval and Renaissance churches in Italy.
Porches, balconies, elaborate door and window frames became common, as did complex wooden scrollwork affixed to the roof edges as decorative trim.
It is not uncommon for the beads of a barbell to be decorative, as is common in navel piercings.
A number also have Talavera tile as a decorative feature, which is common in Puebla.
The katar ceased to be in common use by the 19th century, though they were still forged for decorative purposes.
It is a popular ornamental plant in gardens with Mediterranean climates, grown for its decorative flowers ; it is now much more common in cultivation than in the wild.
Islamic influence can also be traced in the mainstream of Western medieval art, for example in the Romanesque portal at Moissac in southern France, where it shows in both decorative elements, like the scalloped edges to the doorway, the circular decorations on the lintel above, and also in having Christ in Majesty surrounded by musicians, which was to become a common feature of Western heavenly scenes, and probably derives from images of Islamic kings on their diwan.
Earthenware is a common ceramic material, which is used extensively for pottery tableware and decorative objects.
Baroque and later rococo motifs found their way into all the decorative arts, and can be seen in the acanthus leaf scroll work so common on 18th century furniture and silver.
Coats-of-arms, flowers, angels, stags, and neo-classical figure were common decorative additions to these special vessels.
It had steam and sand domes that appeared comparatively square in profile and lacked the common, ornate, cast-iron dome " rings ," a decorative molding that dressed up the appearance of such domes and that many 19th century locomotives sported.
Likewise, dishes and decorative glass jars filled with tumbled stones ( often including common rocks not suitable even for costume jewelry ) were frequently used as household ornaments.
Various decorative items ( often eating utensils ) are common in most Estonian handicraft shops and households.
** Bowstring Hemp, ( An old use of a common decorative agave, also Sansevieria roxburghiana, Sansevieria hyacinthoides )
While a number of Native American characteristics are common on the Pacific Coast, Gitzen explains why fully feathered baskets known only among the Coast Miwok because Heizer and the Navigators Guild use 20th century decorative baskets by artist William Benson as if they are somehow the baskets described by Fletcher who never said the baskets were " full feathered " but yet the Guild continues to say he did by offering up these decorative baskets.
There are five common synonyms for decorative pillows which are descriptive of their use in the home.
Renaissance decorative motifs such as grotesques, strapwork and putti are common, as well as a certain degree of eroticism.

decorative and on
Lunaria ( honesty ) is cultivated for the decorative value of the translucent replum of the round silicula that remains on the dried stems after dehiscence.
During final construction, a small section of the outside corners is carved or routed out and filled with binding material on the outside corners and decorative strips of material next to the binding, which are called purfling.
Similarly, in the Roman Catholic Church in Poland, the so-called święconka, i. e. blessing of decorative baskets with a sampling of Easter eggs and other symbolic foods, is one of the most enduring and beloved Polish traditions on Holy Saturday.
During final construction, a small section of the outside corners is carved or routed out and filled with binding material on the outside corners and decorative strips of material next to the binding, which are called purfling.
Externally and internally the building remains largely intact, though the signage on the external decorative pier now reads " B-L-O-U-Z-A ", rather than the original " H-O-Y-T-S " ( later it was " B-I-N-G-O ").
Different methods of casting on are used for different effects: one may be stretchy enough for lace, while another provides a decorative edging — Provisional cast-ons are used when the knitting will continue in both directions from the cast-on.
But the skalds weren ’ t averse either to arbitrary, purely decorative, use of kennings: “ That is, a ruler will be a distributor of gold even when he is fighting a battle and gold will be called the fire of the sea even when it is in the form of a man ’ s arm-ring on his arm.
The Romans built many primarily decorative labyrinth designs on walls and floors in tile or mosaic.
It has 47 strings, highly decorative floral carving on the top of the column, base, and feet, and has a fleur de lis pattern at the bottom of the column.
Gibson mandolins evolved into two basic styles: the Florentine or F-style, which has a decorative scroll near the neck, two points on the lower body, and usually a scroll carved into the headstock ; and the A-style, which is pear shaped, has no points, and usually has a simpler headstock.
The intricate decorative designs at Alhambra, which were based on mathematical formulas and feature interlocking repetitive patterns sculpted into the stone walls and ceilings, were a powerful influence on Escher's works.
The main emphasis was on various, fortunately very durable, forms of sculpture in stone and clay ; little painting has survived, but what has suggests that painting was mainly used for geometrical and plant-based decorative schemes, though most sculpture was also painted.
This type of glass is widely used for decorative purposes ( e. g., on mirrors, table tops, doors, windows, kitchen chop boards, etc.
Mica is used in decorative coatings on wallpaper, concrete, stucco, and tile surfaces.
Such metal fittings continued to be found on books as decorative features even after the use of paper made them unnecessary.
The principal islands are those of the Archipiélago de las Perlas in the middle of the Gulf of Panama, the penal colony on the Isla de Coiba in the Golfo de Chiriquí, and the decorative island of Taboga, a tourist attraction that can be seen from Panama City.
First, proverbs have been written to be displayed, oftentimes in a decorative manner, such as on pottery, cross-stitch, murals, kangas ( East African women's wraps ), and quilts.
Stamps that are printed on sheets are generally separated by perforations, though, more recently, with the advent of gummed stamps that do not have to be moistened prior to affixing them, designs can incorporate smooth edges ( although a purely decorative perforated edge is often present ).
* Ring ( jewellery ), a decorative ornament worn on fingers, toes, or around the arm or neck
They usually have a decorative name on the front, and they all have a green license plate where the number starts with the letter " H ".
His images, including set designs for the Ballets Russes, would create a decorative form of Surrealism, and he would be an influence on the two artists who would be even more closely associated with Surrealism in the public mind: Dalí and Magritte.
Italian artisans, brought to Washington to help in constructing the U. S. Capitol, carved the decorative stonework on both porticos.
Antique furniture was acquired, and decorative fabric and trim based on period documents was produced and installed.
* In India, figures of Buddha replace abstract motifs on decorative items.

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