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PREFERRED TERM
carving  
NARROWER CONCEPTS
SCOPE NOTE
  • The act of shaping, marking, or decorating wood, stone, or another material by cutting or incising, typically using tools such as chisels and other blades. It refers to this process as it is applied to small-scale objects or to objects that are not considered art. Carving may also be considered a sculpture technique that is employed in the creation of art. (AAT)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
snijwerk

Dutch

gesneden
sculpture

French

geschnitzt

German

σκαλιστό

Greek

גילוף

Hebrew

incisione

Italian

rezbarenje

Serbian

snidat

Swedish

URI
http://thesaurus.europeanafashion.eu/thesaurus/10946
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