Graphical Construction Glossary >> Woodwork. >> mouldings >> Egg-and-Dart
Not a term that comes up too often. It may be in some architectural text books but it rarely filters down to the ordinary construction worker. I show a couple of examples here because I have them.
The egg and dart section above is the top band of carving above the door architrave in a section that is known as the cornice.
The E and D section below is in a plaster cornice. It is the middle band of decoration seen.
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