Acanthus mollis leaf; in both this and A. spinosus the leaf forms are rather
variable. The acanthus is one of the most common plant forms to make foliage
ornament and decoration.
A common plant of the Mediterranean, whose stylized leaves form the
characteristic decoration on Corinthian and Composite capitals; also appears on
Acanthus leaves are among the most common plants to be used as ornamental
elements in architecture and interior design, and historians say the earliest ...
Feb 2, 2007 ... In architecture and decorative arts, a stylized ornamental motif based on a
characteristic Mediterranean plant with jagged leaves, Acanthus ...
So much so we have made a page just for it. Why is the acanthus leaf so popular
with the old architectural elements of the Greco-Roman world? The Greeks and ...
May 29, 2012 ... We're looking at Acanthus leaves today (pronounced “Ah-CAN-thus”). And you
can find them in all sorts of places, both inside and out. That is ...
In order to bring home these thoughts to you, I should like to start to-day by
considering a well-known motif in art — that of the so-called acanthus leaf —
Acanthus & Leaves. Ornaments Manufactured by Decorators Supply Are: :
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Dress up your space with these beautiful Greco-Roman era Acanthus leaf
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