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Guilloche

Guilloche   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
75 words
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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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
56 words

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

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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
31 words
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

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