Greek key

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1. An ornament, sometimes painted, incised, or raised and formed of short fillets, bands, or reglets variously combined, frequently consisting of continuous lines arranged in rectangular forms; a meander; a Greek key.
2. Similar ornamentation in which the fillets intersect at oblique angles, as often in Oriental designs.
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Dating to the same period was a fine serpentine fronted mahogany chest on chest with a Greek key frieze and a dentil cornice, having seven long drawers as well as a brushing slide.
Here she took neo-classical motifs, such as the Greek key pattern, columns and classical maidens and exaggerated them, setting them off in niches or against strong colours or panels to create dynamic rhythms.
2 Pink cherry blossoms, a Greek key motif in blue and a grass green dinner plate make up Spring Fever.
Zara was six minutes late for the 3pm ceremony and arrived looking dazzling in a gown designed by the Queen's couturier Stewart Parvin, a Greek key tiara loaned by her mother and clutching a bouquet of white calla lilies.
Jonathan Adler added a wool flatweave with a Greek Key border design that is being done as a square because the pattern lends itself to that shape, according to Allison Julius, director of public relations for the company.
Activate came through to take charge in his work with Admission and Greek Key, while the Queen's Tactician put in a nice piece of work with his two companions.
Designs in the "sisal look" flatweaves are reminiscent of menswear, with geometrics, boxes and Greek Key patterns remaining the most popular, although there are some palm leaf patterns.
Styles include a dramatic lattice pattern with a Greek key border on a black background.
Perfect for the bedside, the Phila wall lamp (#89-5802-7L) from Pacific Coast Lighting features a gold leaf finish and a Greek key motif to capture the charm of a Mediterranean villa.
Best-sellers are the classic Greek key pattern on coir and golf-themed mats.
One of the rugs she chose from the collection was an Asian-looking design with a Greek Key border.