Guilloche two banded decorative motif

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A decorative element that encircles a line of bosses with two bands or ribbons intertwined. At the figure’s ends, the ribbons connect to form a continuous band. The guilloche was adapted by European furniture designers in all the classically influenced forms, starting with Renaissance Furniture, from ancient Greek architectural embellishment. In the British Regency style, it was particularly well-liked.

Sources

Boyce, C. (1985). The Wordsworth Dictionary of Furniture. Wordsworth Reference.

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