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burr wood

Michael Clarke

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

Second edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199569922
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727146
burr wood

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A malformation on the trunk of a tree, which could be several feet across, forming an irregular, dense wood. Burr from oak, maple, and walnut were used on furniture for ...

Reference Entry.  41 words. 

Subjects: Theory of Art

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