Nah. I much prefer calling it patina.
InflectedForm: plural pa·ti·nas
Etymology: Italian, from Latin, shallow dish
1 a : a usually green film formed naturally on copper and bronze by long exposure or artificially (as by acids) and often valued aesthetically for its colorb : a surface appearance of something grown beautiful especially with age or use
2 : an appearance or aura that is derived from association, habit, or established character 3 : a superficial covering or exterior
I dare say the manor certainly qualifies for each point of Merriam Webster's definition. Of course, in the time it took to snap these photos, I could have given these corners a good going over with me mops and me brushes. But for some reason, it's just not quite as much fun.
|These are my favorite comfy old suede mules. They have patina, too.|