in cavetto

in cavetto

The reverse of relief; differing from intaglio in that the designs are pressed into plaster or clay. See also: Relief
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in cavetto

The reverse of relief, differing from intaglio in that the design is impressed into plaster or clay.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.