basket capital


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basket capital

A capital with interlaced bands resembling the weave of a basket, found in Byzantine architecture.
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capital

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capital: nomenclature
The topmost structural member of a column, pilaster, anta, or the like, often decorated; may support an architrave, 1 or may be surmounted by an impost. See illustrations under the various orders; also see angle capital, basket capital, bracket capital, bud capital, Byzantine capital (illustrated under Byzantine architecture),