poly-chromy

polychromy

[pol-ee-kroh-mee]
noun
the art of employing many colors in decoration, as in painting or architecture.

Origin:
1855–60; polychrome + -y3

polychromous, adjective
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polychromy (ˈpɒlɪˌkrəʊmɪ)
 
n
decoration in many colours, esp in architecture or sculpture

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