Benutzer: Gast

Wörterbuch (en): Baroque strapwork

  1. Baroque strapwork
de: Bandelwerk (nt)
fr: Garniture de volutes (f)
it: Guarnizione barocca alle volute (f)
es: Lacería (f)

It is a flat ornament, which was used especially around 1700-1720 in the time of the Régence. It resembles the arabesque and acanthus leaves, but the leafy tendrils are replaced by fine curved bands and decorated with flowers.