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Ornament

classicalGlossary Term [1] traditions, the decoration follows the form of the architecture and is applied to features such as capitals, arches, stringGlossary Term [2] courses and bosses. Although there were certain conventions, the individual craftsman had considerable freedom in interpreting detail, an aspect which had much appeal to the Arts and CraftsGlossary Term [3] movement of the later 19rth century.

Last updated: Monday, 26th January 2009