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The ornate pipe in question, with its long plunging stem and generous bowl, once belonged to the grandfather of Curdin, the protagonist of “Mundaun.”‘Mundaun’ offers the rare chance to smoke a pipe while talking to the severed head of a goat|Christopher Byrd|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
The 60-seat space in Arlington, facing the Clarendon Metro, is fetching with gold-trimmed blue wainscoting, handsome brown screens and an ornate pressed tin ceiling.Twin bistros in Northern Virginia put a personal spin on Indian cooking|Tom Sietsema|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
Joel’s favorite subjects were the big, ornate apartment buildings near Meridian Hill Park.Photographers’ epic quest: Take a photo of every single building on 16th Street NW|John Kelly|February 17, 2021|Washington Post
The tomb, though much smaller than the palace, is similarly a vision of ornate twists, arches, and peaks.
Foreign countries bestow ornate gifts on American officials as a sign of courtesy during diplomatic trips.Meditation Rugs, Swords, and Horse Head Fiddles: The Strangest Gifts Given to Government Bigwigs|Ben Jacobs|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Entering the theater brings visitors to an ornate lobby with vaulted ceilings, golden walls, and an enormous chandelier.
In 1997, Whit Stillman re-created Studio 54 in its ornate lobby for his film The Last Days of Disco.
Their services have been held in small chapels, ornate synagogues, simple firehouses, and grand cathedrals.
The furnishings and decorations, as in the case of modern playhouses, seem to have been ornate.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
The more it has been made the subject of illustration and imagery, the more finished and ornate have been the comminations in use.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
The third floor front room of his ornate mansion on Brooklyn's Park Slope was dedicated to peaceful thought.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Her face, under an ornate black hat, was like a great rose full of overlapping curves of florid flesh.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Yes, it is very handsome, no doubt, but too ornate and pie-crusty for my—taste.Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman|Emma Speed Sampson