lincrusta


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lincrusta

(lɪnˈkrʌstə)
n
a wallpaper having a hard embossed surface
[C19: from Latin linum flax + crusta rind]
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The period charm and character of the Georgian property has been preserved and key features include the original oak floor, stained-glass aspects in the reception hallway and Victorian Lincrusta to the hall, wide curving staircase and landing.
The centre, with 1,683 sqm space, has international brands like Villeroy & Boch, Graniti Fiandre, Grohe, Bobrick, Everest, Nahm, Franke, Kalekim, Panaria, Daejin and Lincrusta and others.
With an area of 1,683sq m, the centre offers international brands like Villeroy & Boch, Graniti Fiandre, Grohe, Bobrick, Everest, Nahm, Franke, Kalekim, Panaria, Daejin, and Lincrusta, among others.
He loves to point out original details inside the 1885 mansion, like the barely visible stained glass windows, the special lincrusta embossed wallpapering and the fancy encaustic tiles that cover the first floor.
The cottage-style lounge has a feature brick fireplace with a stone hearth, Lincrusta wall and ceiling finish and two exposed beams.
There's traditional Lincrusta panelling in the hall, a bay window in the lounge, large kitchen/diner, second reception room and utility room as well as three bedrooms and a bathroom.
"There's a Chinese opium den feel to it," he adds, with lots of texture, many draped textiles and ornate Lincrusta wallpaper.
QI HAVE a wall papered with Lincrusta but the plaster is flaking and bringing the paper off, leaving holes.
Inside the hallway features a Victorian plaster archway, stained and leaded glass door to the back and Lincrusta wallpaper up to the dado rail.
A most grand entrance hall inset with a stunning spindle balustrade staircase with newel posts and lincrusta walls has double doors that open onto a wide and private lawned front garden.
Lincrusta's raised textured patterns are imitative of ancient Asian gilded and embossed leather.