Florentine arch

Florentine arch

A semicircular arch having its extrados struck from a higher point than its intrados so that the length of the voussoirs is longer nearer the top of the arch.
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Clever set and lighting designer Fred Perruzza cannibalized previous U of T productions to come up with Savitri's round platform stage and Schicchi's Florentine arches. Lisa Magill's costumes were suitably drab for the Holst and period-colorful for the Puccini.