A deep concave molding, especially one at the base of a column in Classical architecture.
An ornamental molding consisting of a spiral design or a terminal similar to the volutes of the Ionic capital or the S-curve on consoles.
square billet molding
A Norman molding consisting of a series of projecting cubes, with spaces between the cubes.
A molding cut into rather than added to or planted onto another member.
sunk fillet molding
A molding slightly recessed behind the surface on which it is located; a fillet formed by a groove in a plane surface.
Flat or convex bandelets that are intertwined, especially such interlacing ornamentation used to adorn moldings.
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