Adorned. To embellish with detail; to add ornamentation to a design, usually of a costume. In sculptural modeling, to adorn a design is to add detail to the devices or any part thereof. Ornamentation on portraits can be added to the headgear, more often to the costume or clothing, or any other device, as a coat of arms.
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For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators
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Roger W. Burdette, Editor