Sgraffito



noun, plural sgraffiti
[skrah-fee-tee; Italian zgrahf-fee-tee] /skrɑˈfi ti; Italian zgrɑfˈfi ti/ (Show IPA)
1.
a technique of ornamentation in which a surface layer of paint, plaster, slip, etc., is incised to reveal a ground of contrasting color.
2.
an object, especially pottery, decorated by this technique.
noun (pl) -ti (-tɪ)
1.
a technique in mural or ceramic decoration in which the top layer of glaze, plaster, etc, is incised with a design to reveal parts of the ground
2.
such a decoration
3.
an object decorated in such a way

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