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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Window sills and pilaster strips made of sandstone have been cleaned and rendered water-repellent; A large part of them requires the removal of old layers of paint.
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.