they gild the facts until the truth all but vanishes
The hand-carved and gilded wooden models, which fill the room, give expression to extravagant architectural dreams that could never have been built.
The porcelain handles, which curve to enclose florets, are gilded to imitate gilt bronze.
The doors were ornately carved and gilded with glistening gold.
Elaborately carved woodwork and paneling called boiseries, often gilded or spiced with gold leaf, replaced solid wood trim.
There was a great white and gold fireplace and even a little gilded coffee table with a silver tea set sitting quaintly in the centre of the room.
They came to it rather quickly, the largest building in the village that was covered in jewels and gilded with gold.
While most were of a standard alloy of leaded bronze some were gilded or made in gold or silver.
The firm employed approximately one hundred specialized workers including gilders , carpenters, upholsterers, repairmen, and glaziers.
the gilded fools who surrounded the Prince