It was not the coat, unexceptional in its cut, though simple and unornamented
; it was not the plain white waistcoat; it was not the trousers, that displayed the foot so perfectly formed -- it was none of these things that attracted the attention, -- it was his pale complexion, his waving black hair, his calm and serene expression, his dark and melancholy eye, his mouth, chiselled with such marvellous delicacy, which so easily expressed such high disdain, -- these were what fixed the attention of all upon him.
Strangers, who saw her for the first time, saw a lady in the prime of her life--a lady plainly dressed in unornamented
white--who advanced slowly, and confronted the mistress of the house.
The blank, unornamented
coop had nothing about it of that oriental voluptuousness one reads of so much.
For example, the ordinary scholar's robe and matching cap is relatively plain and unornamented
, while the wealthy scholar's robe is highly embellished with rich embroidery and worn with a matching cap that includes two forms in the shape of ruyi, a fungus that references wisdom and high rank.
Voysey chose sand-cast aluminium for his elegantly simple clock made in the late 1890s which, in its unornamented
stylishness, is a precursor to Gleadowe and Murphy's silver fluted vase, selected by Edward McKnight Kauffer as the dominant image for his poster of 1938 advertising the Exhibition of Modern Silverwork, at Goldsmiths' Hall.
Most of the homes are tiny, unornamented
and do not have beautiful gardens.
The approach to the baoli is through a high portal having an unornamented
By this measure, we might by all means admire the Washington Monument--a simple, unornamented
obelisk--but we wouldn't expect to hear it described as "a work of genius." Lin's wall lacks formal complexity, and the level of artistic skill demonstrated in her competition submission was, well, minimal.
rim can be developed along the anterior margin of the crown.
The plain and unornamented
body of Dervish reflects the purity and plainness of these dresses and also the ritual itself.
A support facility for the headquarters, the warehouse has the rectilinear form, unornamented
surface, and unbroken bands of windows that characterize the mid-century International Style.
Ohrlin was known for singing in an unornamented
Western style, accompanying himself on the guitar and harmonica.