arabesque


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position in which the dancer has one leg raised behind and arms outstretched in a conventional pose

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an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design

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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.
Statues, stained glass, rose windows, arabesques, denticulations, capitals, bas-reliefs,--she combines all these imaginings according to the arrangement which best suits her.
A luminous ceiling, decorated with light arabesques, shed a soft clear light over all the marvels accumulated in this museum.
Furniture had been made for it specially, upholstered in beautiful ribbed stuff, made to order, of dull gold colour with a pale blue tracery of arabesques and oval medallions enclosing Rita's monogram, repeated on the backs of chairs and sofas, and on the heavy curtains reaching from ceiling to floor.
Elegant buffets made by Boulle, also purchased by the auctioneer, furnished the sides of the room, at the end of which sparkled the brass arabesques inlaid in tortoise-shell of the first tall clock that reappeared in the nineteenth century to claim honor for the masterpieces of the seventeenth.
He gazed at the gilded arabesques on the opposite wall, and then presently transferred his glance to Newman, as if he too were a large grotesque in a rather vulgar system of chamber-decoration.
Arabesque has appointed three new non-executive directors to the Board, the company said.
Arabesque has announced the appointment of Georg Kell as its new Chairman, succeeding Professor Robert G.
A difficult term to define with precision, Bhogal notes that even works with arabesque in the title--for example, Debussy's Deux Arabesques for piano (1888-1891)--may not conform to her interpretation of this ornament, a point I shall return to below.
Deutsche Bank and Arabesque Partners today announced the launch of a new family of investment products that apply a proven quantitative stock selection mechanism to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing.
Arabesque Asset Management has said that it has appointed Barbara J.
Muscat: Arabesque International is continuing with its musical and educational journey in schools in Muscat, as several workshops will be offered to students in the weeks before their concert.
Kakayi is a world Arabesque painter and has become quite the contemporary artist in Europe.
The Arabesque pattern reflects the local culture and traditions while retaining a modern design, suitable for people who wish to reinvent spaces with a hint of regional taste.
Under the patronage of H E Dr FrankA[degrees]Walter Steinmeier, German Federal Minister of ForA[degrees] eign Affairs, Arabesque InternatA[degrees] ional, in collaboration with the German Embassy in Muscat and Oman Arab Bank's sponsorship has organised a world music night on January 31 in the audiA[degrees] torium of the Ministry of EducA[degrees] ation in Wattayah.