Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In decorative art, pierced through; showing daylight through. Said of carving where the work is carried through the solid mass, leaving open spaces, and also of embroidery, metal-work, or any other fabric; said also of translucent designs, as in enamel or intaglio, when meant to be seen by transmitted rather than reflected light. Also called
a giorno. See openwork.
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