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tarsia

[ tahr-see-uh, tahr-see-uh ]

noun



tarsia

/ ˈtɑːsɪə /

noun

  1. another term for intarsia


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tarsia1

< Italian < Arabic tarṣīʿ inlay

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Word History and Origins

Origin of tarsia1

C17: from Italian, from Arabic tarsi`; see intarsia

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Example Sentences

“It is a virtual dictionary of the cityscape of Los Angeles,” Tarsia says.

Orvieto was another place where tarsia work was made at an early date, but the craftsmen were all Sienese.

And to commence with the objects that one sees around every day, here are books expressed in tarsia that seem real.

The designs for the tarsia of the sacristy were made by Squarcione, master of Mantegna and Lorenzo, who was paid for them in 1462.

It appeared again in tarsia in the recess of the window, where might also be seen, within circles, 'G. Ubaldo Dx.

In the 17th century tarsia was more used for domestic furniture than for stationary decoration.

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