from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Interwoven or braided strips of cane used to form or fill in the seats or backs of chairs or settles, panels in carriage-bodies, etc.
- n. In carriage-painting, an imitation of braided cane painted upon a carriage-panel.
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Skinner blends give depth and realism to canework.
Each sitter is allowed a space upon a divan of yellow canework.
When the salon is arranged for the evening, shields are hung over the backs of the open canework chairs to prevent the mosquitoes stinging between the shoulders, where it is so difficult to relieve the tickling by rubbing.
Senora Barenna, who made this remark, heaved a sigh and sat back in her canework chair with that jerkiness of action which in elderly ladies usually betokens impatience with the ways of young people.
They are also largely imported into Great Britain for canework.
This was no very difficult matter, since, although chiefly of stone, they were filled with mats, canework, and other combustible materials, which were soon in a blaze.
Apart from folk music and dance, the Qala International Folk Festival will also feature a live exhibition of traditional artisan work which includes lace making, canework, stained glass, woodwork, stone decorating and pottery.