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an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice

a heavy woolen fabric with a long nap

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It contained one of the precious stockings; and half opening it, I revealed to Sylvia's astonished eyes the cunning little frieze of Bacchus and Ariadne, followed by a troop of Satyrs and Bacchantes, which the artist had designed to encircle one of the white columns of that little marble temple which sat before me.
But not the Parthenon, not the frieze of Phidias at any price; and here comes the victoria.
Holmes bent over this grotesque frieze for some minutes, and then suddenly sprang to his feet with an exclamation of surprise and dismay.
Soldiers were continually rushing backwards and forwards near it, and he saw two of them and a man in a frieze coat dragging burning beams into another yard across the street, while others carried bundles of hay.
The man in the frieze coat raised his arms and shouted:
A vine wanders along the whole side of the house, a pleasant strip of green like a frieze, between the two stories.
After so much self-colour and self-denial, Margaret viewed with relief the sumptuous dado, the frieze, the gilded wall-paper, amid whose foliage parrots sang.
At the moment of the blow, the stern had been thrown into the air, and the man (having his hands free, and for all he was encumbered with a frieze overcoat that came below his knees) had leaped up and caught hold of the brig's bowsprit.
The friezes are the work of digital graphic enthusiast David Houlton, who by day works in IT and who spends his spare time fundraising for cancer charities.
Blankets - Suspended acoustic ceiling, 1x12, 5 mm; approximately 685 mA,- Friezes, b = 25-30 cm; approximately 755 m,- Acoustical ceiling system as suspended, 40/120 mm, approximately 800 mA,- Drywall frieze, 25-30 cm; approximately 905 m,- Suspended plasterboard ceilings, Q3, around 315 square meters,- Suspended plasterboard ceiling, shed roofs, Q3, approximately 500 mA.
Saariaho acknowledges that her landscapes, especially "Pavage," are inspired by the art of MC Escher and the painted friezes of Odilon Redon, which she recently saw in an exhibition.
The friezes of the Hekate Sanctuary are currently on displayed at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum.
Most temples had friezes, but the decoration of the Parthenon was by far the biggest, most complicated and most detailed.
Two bronze friezes by artist Paul Day depict various scenes from her life, including visiting bombed-out Londoners during the Blitz and enjoying a day at the races.
has just added three crowns and three friezes to its Gesso Collection.