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cabochon

cabochon  

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1 Protruding circular element, notably in guilloche or strapwork ornament.2 Very small cartouche and frame.
coin

coin  

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1 Disc used in a series of overlapping coin-like forms, resembling guilloche, set in horizontal or vertical strips called coin-mouldings or money-patterns.2 Quoin.coin-moulding
fret

fret  

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In architectural decoration, a geometrical pattern of horizontal and vertical straight lines repeated to form a band, for example a key pattern.
Guilloche

Guilloche   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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2006
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Plait-like ornament. There are several variants; for example the spaces between the bands may be blank or may contain flower

Guilloche

Guilloche   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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2007
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Art & Architecture, Classical studies
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Plait-like ornament. There are several variants; for example the spaces between the bands may be blank or may contain flower

guilloche

guilloche   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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2010
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A classical ornament consisting of a pattern of bands interlaced or plaited over each other and used to enrich a moulding; also found in picture frames and on 18th-century furniture.... ... More
interlacement

interlacement  

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orGuilloche ornament.
opus Alexandrinum

opus Alexandrinum  

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Type of church paving found from C4 to C13 consisting of black, porphyry, serpentine, and other marble slabs, cut to simple geometrical shapes and inlaid in paving-slabs of a light colour in ...
Ornament and pattern

Ornament and pattern  

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Vegetal, geometric and other forms of ornament play an unusually important role in the architecture and visual arts of the Islamic lands, where virtually all surfaces are decorated (see Subject ...
plaited

plaited  

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Meaning intertwined or braided, and usually used to describe hair, the term ‘plaited’ is also applicable to the intertwined threads, cords, or laces by which large seals are usually attached to ...
reglet

reglet  

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Fillet-moulding e.g. in a Chinese fret or guilloche ornament. Used mostly in compartments and panels, it defines and separates parts from each other, or covers joints.
tresse

tresse  

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Interlacing ornament resembling overlapping guilloches, usually on a torus moulding, but also occurring on flat horizontal bands or string-courses.
undulating

undulating  

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1 Curvilinear or Flowing tracery.2 Undulate band moulding, guilloche, oundy, undé, undy, wave-scroll or Vitruvian scroll.
Vitruvian scroll

Vitruvian scroll  

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Repeated pattern consisting of convolved undulations in Classical bands, friezes, string-courses, etc., resembling a series of scrolls joined together by a wave-like form, also called running-dog or ...

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