Origin of Moresque
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The frame was oval, richly gilded and filigreed in Moresque.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
Of the Moresque pottery it is probable that Malaga was the most ancient centre.The Ceramic Art
Jennie J. Young
Moresque, mo-resk′, adj. done after the manner of the Moors.
Though the building is Moresque, the houses notwithstanding are both pleasantand convenient.
But if they could not equal the moresque lustres, they certainly developed and enriched their designs.Travels in South Kensington
Moncure Daniel Conway
- (esp of decoration and architecture) of Moorish style
- Moorish design or decoration
- a specimen of this
C17: from French, from Italian moresco, from Moro Moor
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