Palmette


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palmette

A decorative motif based on the fan-shaped leaf of a palm tree.
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Palmette

 

an ornamental motif of very ancient origin (ancient Orient, Greece, and Rome) consisting of a stylized fan-shaped leaf. The palmette has been used as architectural decoration (for example, in an acroterium) and in applied art.

palmette

An ornament derived from a palm leaf.
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At first glance one would take the vase for a neck-pelike with its rich palmette decoration above the panel, until one discovers that the neck of the vase is set off from the body only by the reserved line in the painted decoration and not by a ridge in the pot itself.
This looks a good opportunity for Palmette to make it thirdtime lucky.
In general, studies on light distribution have shown that tall narrow canopies such as the Tall Spindle, Super Spindle, Vertical axis, and Palmette trellis have good light distribution.
The inscription tablet mode of white marble is framed with a band of ornament consisting of palmette and rumi motifs in baroque style and contains two lines of inscription that can be transcribed as follows: "This tomb belongs to Sah Cihan Hatun, the happy person who has gained the mercy of the God" (26) (Fig.
The best shape for beginners is the palmette design, simply a normal tree shape in a single plane.
100 YEARS AGO: A masked mob attacked the goal at Palmette, Georgia, on Wednesday night and shot nine Negroes who were charged with attempting to burn the town.
The two related shapes interact in filling the decorative spaces of ceramics and textiles, and the petals of the palmette were formalized into the volutes of capitals.
The palmette verrier design with its horizontally growing branches turning vertical at the ends, or the vertical form of candelabra, are great if you want to plant several trees against a structure without having them grow into one another.
For a horizontal cordon, candelabra, or palmette, set trees at least 6 feet apart.
One cup (seen below) was pierced together from 49 fragments and contains images of two panthers standing next to palmette plants.
More traditional equipment was credited with helping the John Gosden-trained Palmette breakherduck a sshemadeall under Martin Dwyer in the 6f maidenwearingblinkersforthe firsttime.
FEW trainers are hotter than John Gosden, and his Palmette makes plenty of appeal in the Stanley Threadwell Memorial Maiden Fillies' Stakes at Yarmouth today.

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