fan tracery


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fan tracery

A tracery on the soffit of a vault whose ribs radiate like the ribs of a fan.
See also: Tracery
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fan tracery, fanwork

fan tracery
Tracery on the soffit of a vault whose ribs radiate like the ribs of a fan. (See illustration p. 390.)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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