or strap-work

[strap-wurk] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for strapwork

Historical Examples of strapwork

  • Just a little patch of strapwork in the middle of the waste.

    Mushroom Town

    Oliver Onions

  • The jewel is bordered by strapwork à jour of opaque blue and white enamel set with table diamonds and rubies.


    H. Clifford Smith,

  • We find acanthus ornament in wood and in metal, the strapwork of the Tudor carver on wood and on silver.

  • On the entablature, enriched with medallions and strapwork, is a frame supported by boys and containing the da Silva arms.

    Portuguese Architecture

    Walter Crum Watson

  • Most elaborate of all is the barrel vault, where each coffer is filled with round or square panels surrounded with strapwork.

    Portuguese Architecture

    Walter Crum Watson