noun, plural marquetries.
inlaid work of variously colored woods or other materials, especially in furniture.
Also, marqueterie [mahr-ki-tree] .

1555–65; < Middle French marqueterie inlaid work, equivalent to marquet(er) to speckle, spot, inlay (literally, make marks < Germanic; see mark1) + -erie -ery Unabridged
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marquetry or marqueterie (ˈmɑːkɪtrɪ)
n , pl -quetries, -queteries
Compare parquetry a pattern of inlaid veneers of wood, brass, ivory, etc, fitted together to form a picture or design, used chiefly as ornamentation in furniture
[C16: from Old French, from marqueter to inlay, from marquemark1]
marqueterie or marqueterie
[C16: from Old French, from marqueter to inlay, from marquemark1]

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It has delicate bamboo marquetry and wooden screens with embroidered silk panels.
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