decorative art

art that is meant to be useful as well as beautiful, as ceramics, furniture, jewelry, and textiles.
Usually, decorative arts. any of the arts, as ceramics or jewelry making, whose works are created to be useful.
works of decorative art collectively. Unabridged
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Its interior is garnished in warm colors with antique furniture and decorative
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It contains paintings, sculpture, and works of decorative art.
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