arts and crafts
the handcrafting and decoration of especially utilitarian objects.
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Origin of arts and crafts
First recorded in 1885–90
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Arts and Crafts
decorative handicraft and design, esp that of the Arts and Crafts movement, in late nineteenth-century Britain, which sought to revive medieval craftsmanship
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