an English decorative style which was popular during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) and includes luxurious velvets and brocades, both on upholstered pieces and on walls Wainscot - paneling; often used to refer to the lower part of an interior wall when finished differently from the remainder of the wall
created or manufactured during the reign of Queen Victoria. Predominant design themes employed in Victorian jewelry borrowed from natural origins such as flowers, trees, and birds. Early Victorian jewelry incorporated lights, delicate designs with elaborate engraving. 1837 - 1901
Style named for England's Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to 1901, applied to English and American furniture of that time, particularly in the mid-years of her reign. That furniture takes its cue from and elaborates on rococo and Louis XV style, with exaggerated curves and size, lush upholstery (often in complicated curves and shapes), ellipses, spools, and carvings. Among its hallmarks is horsehair cushioning.
Period of architecture during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). In Victoria, generally the period up until the economic depression between c1892-95. Early Victorian is 1837-c1850, mid-Victorian c1859-1875 and late-Victorian, c1875-1895.
a term used to describe a furniture style prominent during the mid-years of Queen Victoria's reign, superficially the middle to the latter years of the 19th century. The style is characterized by lavish carving, exaggerated size and opulent upholstery.
A furniture style popular from the middle to end of the 19th century, named for England's Queen Victoria. Furniture is usually walnut, mahogany and rosewood in dark finishes, often highlighted with elaborate, carved floral designs. Oval chairbacks are common, as are marble tops on tables and dressers.
A furniture style named after England's Queen Victoria, which was very popular through the latter half of the 1800's. Victorian furniture was usually constructed of mahogany, walnut and rosewood in dark finishes, which were often highlighted with elaborate carved floral designs. Common elements of this style include oval chair backs and marble tops on tables and dressers.
Of or pertaining to the architecture, furnishings and decoration of English speaking countries during the reign of Queen Victoria. This period reflected many changes of style brought on as a consequence of aesthetic and philosophical controversy, technological innovations and changes of fashion. Trends ranged from classicism at the start to romanticism & eclecticism at the middle of the period and thence to classicism again.
Concerning the architecture, furnishings and decorations of English speaking countries between 1840 and 1900. Characterized by rapid changes of style as a consequence of aesthetic and philosophical controversy, technological innovations and changes of fashion, by the frequent presence of ostentatious ornament.
1) Pertaining or belonging to the period during which Queen Victoria of Great Britain reigned, c. 1840-c. 1900. 2) Characterized by the presence of heavily carved ornaments, elaborate molding, etc.; use of strong, generally dark colors; emphasis on geometric form rather than on textural effects and frequently by an effect of harshness.
A style of jewelry popularized during the reign of Queen Victoria of England (1837-1901). The long period included a number of trends that were influenced by events of the time, the life of the Queen, and the taste of the English. Filigree and thin gold stampings produced large pieces with minimal gold in the early era because of a gold shortage. Hidden message wee popular, resulting in multicolor bracelets that spelled words with the first letter of each gemstone. In mid-reign, architectural discoveries inspired designs based on antiquities. British presence in India and Egypt inspired designs in these motifs and the death of Prince Albert resulted in somber designs with dark stones. The late reign saw a trend of jewelry produced as art rather than for intrinsic value.
A period (1837-1901) marked by tasteless eclecticism; a melding and exaggeration of many styles. Although some reproductions have a quiet charm, the elaborately-carved, elaborately-curved, heavy originals were stiff and unbending as those who used them.marble tops, pedestal bases, spool turnings; sofas with sweeping curved backs, tufted upholstery, cabriole legs, beds with high head and foot boards are characteristic. Favorite woods were mahogany, black walnut, and rosewood.
A furniture style named for England's Queen Victoria. Pieces typically are formal, massive in proportion, elaborately decorated and richly upholstered.
Furniture style named for England's Queen Victoria (reigned 1837 - 1901) that was popular thru the middle and end of the 19th century. Furniture was usually dark finished in rosewood, mahogany and walnut. Victorian styles often elaborated on rococo and Louis XV styles with complicated curvilinear designs and luxuriant upholstery. Characteristics include carved floral motifs, oval chair backs, horsehair padding, and marble topped dressers and tables.