Dentil band

dentil band

[′dent·əl ′band]
(architecture)
A molding or band on a cornice resembling a row of dentils, but with the spaces between dentils filled.

Dentil band

A plain and uncarved band; occupying the position in a cornice where dentils would normally occur.

dentil band

1. A molding that occupies the position of a row of dentils in classical architecture.
2. A course of masonry that resembles a row of dentils; for example, in brickwork, the toothlike effect produced by the projection of alternate headers and smaller blocks.