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decorative art

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noun

art that is meant to be useful as well as beautiful, as ceramics, furniture, jewelry, and textiles.
Usually decorative arts. any of the arts, as ceramics or jewelry making, whose works are created to be useful.
works of decorative art collectively.

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Origin of decorative art

First recorded in 1850–55
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