cusped arch

foil arch

An arch with cusps or foils on its intrados.
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But it reached at its climax with the musical nature of the arch known as cusped arch during the period of Shah Jehan {12}.
In chapter four Ghosh extends these historical insights to her own fascinating analysis of grafts from Sultanate mosques onto Ratna temples, for example, a cusped arch taken from a mosque's sacred niche (mihrab) and applied to the main entrance of the temple (pp.