nikkarityyli

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Finnish[edit]

The church of Kajaani, a prime example of nikkarityyli.
Interior of Kajaani church

Etymology[edit]

nikkari (carpenter) +‎ tyyli (style)

Noun[edit]

nikkarityyli

  1. (architecture) A highly decorative wood construction style, which flourished in Finland at the turn of 19th and 20 th century, incorporating influences from historicist architectural styles of the period.

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