calf's-tongue molding

calf's-tongue molding

A molding consisting of a series of pointed tongue-shaped elements all pointing in the same direction or toward a common center when around an arch. See also: Molding
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calf’s-tongue molding, calves’-tongue molding

calf’s-tongue molding
calendar from portal of Amiens Cathedral, 13th cent.
A molding consisting of a series of
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