floriation

floriation

(ˌflɔː rɪˈeɪʃən)
n
(Art Terms) a floral ornamentation; a flowery decoration or addition
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Even at this point, we noticed a number of typographical differences between the two works that gave us brief pause: the running header in the Houghton volume is Lettres amoureuses, and in our volume, it is Lettres des dames; the letters in the Houghton volume do not have descriptive titles, and our volume's letters do; the font sizes differ; and the Houghton volume makes use of decorative floriation in ways that the Lettres des dames does not.