Headpiece


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Headpiece

 

a small ornamental or representational (sometimes suggesting a plot) composition (the width of the type page or narrower) that separates and decorates the beginning of a section of a handwritten or printed book or magazine. The headpiece can include the title of the section.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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