rosemaling


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rosemaling

(ˈrəʊzəˌmɑːlɪŋ; -sə-)
n
(Crafts) a type of painted or carved decoration in Scandinavian peasant style consisting of floral motifs
[C20: from Norwegian, literally: rose painting]

ro•se•ma•ling

(ˈroʊ zəˌmɑ lɪŋ)

n.
decorative work of Norwegian folk origin consisting of painted or carved floral designs, as on furniture or woodwork.
[1940–45; < Norwegian, =rose rose1 + maling painting]

rosemaling

Carved or painted decoration with floral motifs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rosemaling - a Scandinavian style of carved or painted decoration (as on furniture or walls or dinnerware) consisting of floral motifs
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
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Ellen enjoyed rosemaling, flower arranging and rug hooking.
Scandinavian Floral is based on the traditional rosemaling painting technique.
Greatmusic, indoorand outdoordances, annual Mitkof Mummer's Melodrama, rosemaling classes, parade, pageant and more.
Meeting features a rosemaling presentation by Patti Jo Meshnik.
Some letters get two words, like R" is for runestones and reindeer, and also rosemaling.
Many 18th and 19th century examples were simply round wooden bowls, although these were often then decorated in a popular Norwegian folk art style known as rosemaling or rose painting.
The cabinets and wall borders are filled with Denise's artwork--a type of Norwegian painting known as Rosemaling, for which she has won several blue ribbons.