millefleurs

millefleurs

(ˈmiːlˌflɜː)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) a design of stylized floral patterns, used in textiles, tapestries, etc
[French: thousand flowers]
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Smith and Catherine Richardson, Knight suggests that the medieval millefleurs was more than a theme of life and rebirth and explicitly points to an abundance of both the colour green and the theme of nature in the medieval and early modern domestic context (15).
Here in the U.S., consumers gravitate toward Gien dinnerware patterns such as Toscana, Millefleurs, Filet bleu and Oiseau bleu.
He cites the Douglass Mughal 'Millefleurs' prayer rug, which was probably commissioned for the court and produced by a specialist workshop in Lahore or Kashmir.
Once, when the river consequent soil erosion curved away, a meadow opened up to our left, and it was so richly flowering colony collapse disorder that I could only think of the millefleurs foregrounds of medieval paintings, fertilizers and herbicides, chemically toxic soil the thousand small flowers springing up around the Christ child
Surely a system of classification is intended to help in the appraisal of individual items; but not a single catalogue entry identifies its subject as, e.g., "classic style, millefleurs mode" or "European market style, phase 3".
Este es el caso de la imagen de Greta Garbo, cuya imagen sirvio para la promocion de varios productos como los comprimidos llamados Millefleurs, donde la imagen de la actriz fue desplazada de su contexto original (el cine).
The beautiful part is the perfection of all the flower forms, a millefleurs background at times and then in other tapestries a naturalistic treatment, with background of woods (trees growing near each other that really would, oak, walnut, cherry, etc.) and then an orange or plum in a planted place, and near a stream will be irises, columbines, ferns, etc.
Whilst this commission appears to have been unique, parts of the design reflect 18th-century India's fashionable millefleurs motif.
She doesn't think about clashing colours or wishy-washy plantings, she just simply takes out her palette and box of paints and paints a millefleurs.
At this month's tabletop market here, the bakers will be introduced in the Toscana and Millefleurs patterns.
On this point the terrorists who kill innocent civilians and their spiritual teachers who launch holy wars could well heed the advice of the Australian-Muslim poet Yusuf Peter Bladen-Pryor given in his poems about suicide bombers and terrorists in his collection Millefleurs, Istanbul, 2000, that this "patterns the coward's war", and that for their actions against humanity they should: "Remember though, on Resurrection Day Our fate hangs not on when and where we pray...
.] a creature so slight and delicate that one wanted to put her under a glass bell to protect her.' The bedroom where she is said to have died becomes a shrine to her, and 'in one garden there grew nothing but anemones, Martha's favourite flower', an allusion to the depiction of Narcissus and Echo in millefleurs tapestries, whilst the status of the narcissus flower as a symbol of youthful death is drawn in through Ramona's despair 'because the death of a twin is a foretaste of one's own death'.