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PREFERRED TERM
festoon  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • An ornamental motif, often carved as decoration in classical and classically influenced architecture, consisting of fruit, foliage, and flowers hung loosely from two points; often deployed on a frieze or panel. Distinct from swag, which refers to textiles similarly hung. (AAT)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
festoen

Dutch

feston

French

Guirlande

German

γιρλάντα

Greek

תבליט זר

Hebrew

festone

Italian

feston

Serbian

girland

Swedish

festong
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http://thesaurus.europeanafashion.eu/thesaurus/10887
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