cuir ciselé


cuir ci·​se·​lé
plural cuir ciselés
: an ancient style of decoration made on leather book covers by outlining with a knife and stippling the uncut background
also : an object so decorated

Word History


French, literally, chiseled leather

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“Cuir ciselé.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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