Furniture Terms

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gate leg table: a variety of drop-leaf table in which the extended leaf is supported by a leg that folds into the base when the leaf is not in use.

Georgian style: Historically 1714-1795. Following Queen Anne style, it is distinguished by more ornate carvings, the absence of straight lines and the use of casters on chair legs.

gild: to cover with gold leaf.

gimp: a flat decorative trim or braid that conceals upholstery fastening points, such as staples or tacks.

glazed leather: aniline leather run through high-pressure glass or steel rollers to add luster and polish a hide.

gothic style: Historically from 1150 to 1500. European style derived from the cathedral architecture. Heavy, large pieces were generously carved in architectural motifs. Chests banded with decorative wrought iron, large trestle tables, and such symbols of status as "beds of estate" and X-framed chairs are characteristic.

graining: decorative paint technique that simulates wood grain.

GTX: A chemical with water and stain resistant properties similar to Scotchgard. TM

Guilloche: Ornamentation motif consisting of interlacing ribbons, typically used as a border molding in architecture or on furniture, it is also employed on enameled objects as a metal engraving over which translucent enamel is applied.

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Grapevine Showroom

1900 South Main Street
Grapevine, Texas 76051
Phone: 817-424-8800


Allen Showroom

111 Central Expy North
Allen, Texas 75013
Phone: 214-495-6800


Plano Showroom

3500 Preston, Suite #100
Plano, Texas 75094
Phone: 972-265-0122



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