Word of the day: Turquerie

Turquerie. Our word of the day.

Turquerie — A historical term increasing in usage and popularity. It refers to the orientalist fashion in Western Europe from the 16th to 18th centuries for imitating aspects of Turkish art and culture.

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Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turquerie

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