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Acanthus (ornament)

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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.

Acanthus leaves - Buffalo Architecture and History

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A common plant of the Mediterranean, whose stylized leaves form the characteristic decoration on Corinthian and Composite capitals; also appears on acanthus ...

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Nov 26, 2012 ... http://www.woodcarvingworkshops.tv In this introductory lesson, you'll learn a brief history of the Acanthus leaf and discover its hidden ...

acanthus | ornamental motif | Britannica.com

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In architecture and decorative arts, a stylized ornamental motif based on a characteristic Mediterranean plant with jagged leaves, Acanthus spinosus. It was first ...

Acanthus | Define Acanthus at Dictionary.com

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Acanthus definition, any of several plants of the genus Acanthus, of the Mediterranean region, having spiny or toothed leaves and showy, white or purplish ...

Acanthus Leaf Definition in Furniture - About.com

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Definition: A motif based on the leaf of acanthus and frequently found in carving on wood furniture. The acanthus leaf has been a motif that has continued in use ...

THE ACANTHUS LEAF - ORNAMENTAL WOODCARVER Patrick ...

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Oct 21, 2012 ... The Acanthus Leaf. Acanthus leaf carved in wood. Of all the ornamental designs which have been borrowed from nature, the Akanthos is the ...

Symbolism Sunday: The Acanthus | Art of Mourning

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Dec 5, 2010 ... You can find acanthus leaves decorating Medieval manuscripts and wood carvings, so there were quite few periods of art since that haven't ...

Acanthus leaf design on Pinterest | Architectural Salvage, Leaves ...

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Explore Sarah Kershaw's board "Acanthus leaf design" on Pinterest, the world's catalog of ideas. | See more about Architectural Salvage, Leaves and Leaf ...

ACANTHUS ORNAMENT - Pinterest

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ORNAMENTAL WOODCARVER Patrick Damiaens: THE ACANTHUS LEAF | ACANTHUS ORNAMENT | CARVING A AKANTHOS LEAF | See more about ...

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Acanthus Leaves - Bob's Blogs - Bob Vila

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Acanthus leaves are among the most common plants to be used as ornamental elements in architecture and interior design, and historians say the earliest ...

Ways/Architecture: Lecture I: The Acanthus Leaf

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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 — showing ...

Acanthus on Pinterest | William Morris, Carving and Leaves

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The acanthus is one of the most common plant forms to make foliage ornament and decoration. | See more about William Morris, Carving and Leaves.