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Pargeting/pargetting

Decorative plasterwork usually found on timber framed houses, mainly in East Anglia.

Parquetry

Geometric marquetry designs (see Marquetry)

Pin

Traditional cask capacities - 4.5 gallons

Pressed Flowers

The art of pressing natural flowers to preserve the colour and shape

Puncheon

Traditional cask capacities - 72 gallons

Pyrography

Writing with fire or heated tools onto leather or wood.

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