noun, plural sgraf·fi·ti [skrah-fee-tee; Italian zgrahf-fee-tee] /skrɑˈfi ti; Italian zgrɑfˈfi ti/.
Origin of sgraffito
Examples from the Web for sgraffito
The sgraffito ware probably served as much for decoration as for practical use.
Also significant is the fact that no sgraffito ware occurs here.
However, certain kinds of sgraffito ware continued to be made without apparent interruption until early in the present century.
Sgraffito, an Italian process, is more difficult than inlaying, but the effect is similar.Industrial Arts Design|William H. Varnum
The apparently complete disappearance of the sgraffito table wares suggests that they ceased to be made about 1700.