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Ornament

Scope note

Decorative forms that are an integral part of a building or object but are not essential to its structure. Regarding techniques of embellishment in general, use "decoration (process)."

This term has 71 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300056258

Broader Terms used

<object genres by function>

Narrower Terms used

chimney ornament
ridge ornament

Term used for

ornamentation
ornaments

Created

11yrs ago

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