Meaning of rosemaling in English:

rosemaling

noun

mass noun
  • 1mainly North American The art, originating in Norway, of painting wooden furniture and objects with flower motifs.

    ‘the folk art of rosemaling’
    • ‘You can find wall-mounted coat racks with rosemaling, or other styles of decorative painting.’
    1. 1.1Painted flower motifs as used in rosemaling.
      • ‘The current popularity of the peasant arts of wood carving and rosemaling (rose painting) also grew out of the bygdelag tradition.’

Pronunciation

rosemaling

/ˈrəʊsəˌmɑːlɪŋ/ /ˈrəʊsəˌmɔːlɪŋ/ /ˈrəʊzəˌmɑːlɪŋ/ /ˈrəʊzəˌmɔːlɪŋ/

Origin

1930s from Norwegian, literally ‘rose painting’.