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An object or work that is set in or strongly reminiscent of an earlier historical period.
collector's item, period piece, museum piece, antiquity, object of virtuView synonyms
- ‘Elbowing in on their act, of course, are those unique artist who dress in a period piece and then stand in one position for what seems time eternal.’
- ‘Mostly short, the essays range from period pieces to recent history writing, from the dry to the witty, and from overviews to precise accounts.’
- ‘The supply is not endless, so it is a thought as to what will become the period pieces of the future.’
- ‘Although period pieces in terms of technology, many of these books contain sensible - and timeless - advice.’
- ‘I'm not a fan of the period pieces, but I really warmed up to it and, quite frankly, I loved it.’
- ‘The vast majority were period pieces, costume melodramas, comedies, and films of a nonpolitical nature.’
- ‘Both films are period pieces - investigations of milieus - and the journalistic detachment gives the impression that an insider made them, imbuing the films with a creepy, disturbing authority.’
- ‘The new version will be a period piece, though it is likely to begin in the present day, with someone setting the scene.’
- ‘As a period piece, her book has a weird fascination, but quite why it found its way into print remains a mystery.’
- ‘The sleeping area contains a bed and armoire inspired by period pieces from 19th-century France.’
- ‘Employing 8,000 extras and 12,000 costumes, the period piece, not surprisingly, was the most expensive Korean production ever.’
- ‘This is a period piece, seeking to recreate the look and feel of those times, from the low contrast bleached out picture to the synthesizer heaven that is the soundtrack.’
- ‘My guess - and it's nothing more than that - is that he'll be seen as a period piece.’
- ‘Curiously - for it is a period piece - a new edition of the book has just been published.’
- ‘At that time it was a contemporary drama; now it is a period piece, and the transition is managed with superlative intelligence.’
- ‘By the 1980s, these texts had become period pieces of demonstrable intellectual shallowness.’
- ‘Visitors are also treated to a two-floor museum containing original and period pieces and over 10,000 historic objects.’
- ‘If you enjoy historical or period pieces, then this is definitely something you would enjoy.’
- ‘The house was bought in 1969 by an Englishman, who restored it meticulously and furnished it with appropriate period pieces.’
- ‘Listening to the tapes, it became obvious their styles were period pieces.’
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