Illustrated Architecture Dictionary
Fluttering ribbon and bellflowers
A long, narrow strip of fabric, used esp. for tying something or for decoration
- An ornamental motif of thin, continuous bands arranged in a
rectilinear fashion, and represented as if the bands were three
Bow knot ribbon
Ribbonwork - Ornament in the form of long trailing ribbons, common in Elizabethan and Jacobean times.
Used in Neoclassicism
See also: Ribbon/band windows ..... Festoon/garland ..... Fasces ..... Strapwork ..... Ribbon-back chair
Examples from Buffalo:
Examples outside of Buffalo:
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