Pilaster strip

Pilaster strip

A slender pier of minimal projection.

pilaster strip, lesene

Same as pilaster mass but usually applied to slender piers of slight projection; in medieval architecture and derivatives, often joining an arched corbel table.
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Banded pilaster strips border the central three bays and the main 19th Century door has an 18th Century door case with fluted pilasters, frieze and moulded entablature.
2] La Scala had 266 arranged in seven tiers around a truncated oval auditorium, although externally it was surprisingly subdued -- a rusticated ground floor, with pilaster strips above.