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Picture rail

A molding fixed to an interior wall; pictures may be suspended from it by means of small metal hooks, which fit over the top of the molding.

picture molding, picture rail

Any of numerous types of moldings or other such devices formed so as to support picture hooks at or near the ceiling.
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re basket grate with wooden surround, built on book case, coved cornices, picture rails and three windows to the front.
The sitting room has a perfect parquet floor, picture rails, a coved ceiling and a deep bay window.
What's the deal: This spacious former manse retains original features, such as pitch pine doors, picture rails and fireplaces.
The property includes a range of original features including plaster cornices, picture rails and deep skir tingboards.
The unique character of this property is accentuated by high ceilings, picture rails, stripped pine doors and flooring, while an attractive tiled fireplace located in the large and comfortable lounge and a vaulted ceiling in the bespoke styled kitchen add a certain wow factor.
The lounge has a period style fireplace and surround with living flame gas fire for those cold evenings, and both rooms have dado and picture rails.
TIMBER mouldings are a TMC speciality, with this Kilmarnock company providing various hardwoods for use in skirtings, dado rails, hand and picture rails and door-frame components TMC has its own in-house sawmill and grinder which gives it a huge advantage when it comes to matching tricky patterns from listed buildings, for example - something which most other companies are not able to do.
A door leads into a utility/store and an adjoining door opens into a workshop/store, while a second inner hallway has a leaded window, picture rails, stairs off to the first floor and steps down to spacious cellars.
Can you give an idea of how high dado and picture rails should be?
In terms of things like picture rails and surfaces from which works can be hung, it's something of a failure.
It has been extended and improved and offers exceptional family accommodation which is full of traditional features such as original fireplaces, multi-fuel stoves, picture rails, coved ceilings, sash windows and sympathetic decor.
These include high ceilings, original stained glass windows, picture rails, stripped doors, Kentucky oak flooring in the hall and fine fireplaces.