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Roundels

Scope note

Use for circular panels, usually sculptured or otherwise decorated, set as decorative elements in an architectural context. For similarly shaped and decorated motifs in two-dimensional media, use "medallions (ornament areas)."

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300010267

Broader Terms used

<decorative wall components>

Term used for

roundles

Created

11yrs ago

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