Statues, stained glass, rose windows, arabesques
, denticulations, capitals, bas-reliefs,--she combines all these imaginings according to the arrangement which best suits her.
The outside pattern is a florid arabesque
, reminding one of a fungus.
Wide galleries ran all around the four sides, whose Moorish arches, slender pillars, and arabesque
ornaments, carried the mind back, as in a dream, to the reign of oriental romance in Spain.
The silken hair, too, had been suffered to grow all unheeded, and as, in its wild gossamer texture, it floated rather than fell about the face, I could not, even with effort, connect its Arabesque
expression with any idea of simple humanity.
Indeed, whether on carpets, or curtains, or tapestry, or ottoman coverings, all upholstery of this nature should be rigidly Arabesque.
The walls are prepared with a glossy paper of a silver gray tint, spotted with small Arabesque devices of a fainter hue of the prevalent crimson.
There were arabesque
figures with unsuited limbs and appointments.
The binding was of blue velvet, with clasps of silver worked in beautiful arabesque
patterns, and with a lock of the same precious metal to protect the book from prying eyes.
Islamic art Arabesques
are an element of Islamic art usually found decorating the walls of mosques.
Children's Series Albums & Arabesques
, by Alexandre Gretchaninov.
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Teshkeel Media Group KSC announced today that it has named Paris Arabesques
as its new licensing representative in France and French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland.
In this same line of mirror work, Hampl illustrates with her own prose arabesques
how Matisse's odalisques "do not offer rare glimpses of 'the East,' or illicit peekaboos into a real or imagined sultan's world with its souk's-worth of colonial loot on exhibit.
As Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, Kolesnikova performs without misusing high arabesques
The marginalia inscribed by Albrecht Durer in the Prayer Book he illustrated for the Emperor Maximilian, which are full of witty grotesquerie and tendril-like, hyperexpressive arabesques
, constitute perhaps the last grand statements of the genre.
An analysis of Poe's different arabesques
fleshes out the writer's engagement with different, and often fraught, strains of Romantic aesthetics.