Definitions for "Mission Style"
Along with the Arts And Crafts movement, Mission style became popular at the turn of the 20th century. The emphasis is on simplicity, straight lines, geometric shapes and handcrafted pieces. Ornamentation may be from wrought iron, brass and woods, especially oak.
an American furniture style of the early 20th century and an offshoot of the Arts & Crafts movement.
Noting or pertaining to a style of American furniture of the early 20th century, created in supposed imitation of the furnishings of the Spanish missions of California and characterized by the use of dark stained wood, by heaviness, and by extreme plainness.