tole /toʊl/
-noun
enameled or lacquered metalware, usually with gilt decoration, often used, esp. in the 18th century, for trays, lampshades, etc.

Also, tôle.

[Origin: 1925-30; < F tôle sheet of iron, plate, dial. var. of table table]

Source: Dictionary.com.

The columns supporting the distant roof were cut crystal, the walls were glass, the girders and supports silver and gold, the floor an intricate pattern of azure and ruby tole.

Source: Dealer’s Choice, George R R Martin (editor).

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