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11:09 Feb 17, 2008
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English to French translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Mining & Minerals / Gems / joaillerie
English term or phrase: strapwork
décrit les épaules de la bague: "shoulders with strapwork"
Lucile Gourraud-Beyron
Local time: 09:09

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FX Fraipont



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n. Decorative work, popular in northern Europe in the 16th and early 17th centuries, consisting of interlacing straplike bands, often used in low relief on ceilings, screens, and panels. "

"précision représentation : Canaux sur la bâte, croix sur tertre sur le pied, épis de blé et vigne sur le pied et le noeud, épis, vignes et roseaux sur la fausse coupe, entrelacs sur la bague, câbles (l' un lisse et l' autre annelé) sur la collerette ; I.H.S. sur la patène."

FX Fraipont
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