How to use Cornice in a sentence
A sentimental reformer in architecture, he began at the cornice, not at the foundation.
Between the pediment and the cornice a thick corded moulding is carried round the main building.
Above these ties are the cornice brackets and beams, corresponding in general design to the cornice of the walls, and the intermediate space is filled with open carvings of dragons or other characteristic designs.
The interior arrangement of wall columns, horizontal beams and cornice bracketing corresponds with that on the outside.
Facing the main entrance is a small open shrine, consisting of a cornice and dome upheld by four pillars.Advertisement
At the top, a cornice of poised boulders can be passed to a hanging ledge beneath a vast hanging choke.
The chief type of agricultural society is the cornice agricole, an association for the discussion of agricultural problems and the organization of provincial shows.
Portions of the coloured terra-cotta slabs which decorated the cornice and other architectural members have also been discovered.
On the top of this system as a foundation were set several statue bases, one bearing the signature of Lysippus, which shows that the system stood there at least as early as the 4th century B.C. Some parts of it may have been taken from older buildings, but not the cornice nor the corner metope block which formed an obtuse angle.
Separate wc with obscure glazed window to front, coved cornice.Advertisement
Small section of molded eaves cornice survives on east wall.
Band of carved vine leaf cornice from the medieval rood screen set along the sill of the window.
The top section had a small cornice which was easily negotiated.
The chapel is entered on the south front, which has a dentilled eaves cornice.
The mason who finishes the cornice of the palace returns at night perchance to a hut not so good as a wigwam.Advertisement
This man seemed to me to lean over the cornice, and timidly whisper his half truth to the rude occupants who really knew it better than he.
At last the sleigh bore to the right, drew up at an entrance, and Rostov saw overhead the old familiar cornice with a bit of plaster broken off, the porch, and the post by the side of the pavement.
When the temple is of very large dimensions an interior peristyle of pillars is introduced tc assist in supporting the roof, and in such cases each pillar carrim profuse bracketing corresponding to that of the cornice.
The architrave is threefold and bears a frieze with lion-heads, on which rest a moulding and cornice.
A " Taal " word derived from the Dutch krans, a wreath, chaplet or cornice.Advertisement
The frieze beneath the cornice, reproducing the lovers' initials and the Malatestian ensigns, is in such very low relief that it only enhances the perfection of " that music " produced by the marvellous skill of Alberti.
The front porch has an arched opening, flanked by pilasters, supporting a frieze and cornice with circular pediment.
The flanking wall is relieved by projecting pilasters, and a plain frieze and cornice.
Centrally beneath the cornice, the traditional throne for the monstrance is arranged in a large niche surrounded by panels of Mexican onyx.
The only other ornamentation is a molded eaves cornice.Advertisement
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The keystone reaches up into a segmental pediment, set against a flat cornice.
Ground floor windows flanked by pilasters with cornice over.
Glass between elegant Doric pilasters, a cornice breaking forward over each one.
The ceiling with rococo plasterwork and a cornice which shows corbels and flower heads.
The crests have wood spigots which are mounted in slots or mortices in the cornice frame.
Externally it is an irregular octagon, each face consisting of a lower storey with a semicircular arch (in three cases occupied by a portal), with sculptures by Antelami, four tiers of small columns supporting as many continuous architraves, and forming open galleries, and above these (an addition of the Gothic period) a row of five engaged columns supporting a series of pointed arches and a cornice.
Sill bands, eaves cornice, and narrow front parapet.
Over 4 pilasters just above the cornice at roof level there are four wreathed heads surrounded with floral scrolls.
A valance or soft cornice an also be made from table runners which often feature ornamental fabrics with a reasonable price tag.
Buy genuine leather coats at yard sales, cut into random shapes, and then staple the expensive looking leather pieces to a cornice board.
Make a cornice board out of corrugated steel or craft curtain rods out of copper tubing.
Custom-made valances or cornice boards are often board-mounted and then installed directly onto the wall.
A valance is simply a stylish piece of cloth that is specifically cut, decorated and designed to drape over your window to add superior style to your drapes or blinds with or without a cornice.
One kind of cornice is a decorative molding that hangs horizontally and is usually placed at the edge of buildings or near the crease where the walls and ceiling meet.
A cornice can provide a superb frame for drapes and valances.
A cornice is usually recommended when using a valance to highlight the vertical lines.
After you have chosen the appropriate cornice for your style and decor, selecting a valance to match and highlight the room takes very little effort.
Whether you just want to fix a dripping faucet or install cornice boards, or you plan to build a garage or home addition, there is information available to get you started.
An elaborate cornice of wooden bracketing crowns the walls, forming one of the principal ornaments of the building.
While the colours on the metopes and triglyphs had faded somewhat, the border above them, topped with a cornice projecting 6 in., retained a most brilliant maeander pattern of red, blue and yellow, while below these were two bands of godroons of blue and red.
The date of the erection of the cathedral is probably about 1179; it retains some traces of Norman architecture, and the facade has a fine figured cornice by Bartolommeo da Foggia; the crypt has capitals of the 11th (?) century.
In architecture, the term "corona" is used of that part of a cornice which projects over the bed mould and constitutes the chief protection to the wall from rain; it is always throated, and its soffit rises towards the wall.
Everywhere - on the balustrades closing the chapels, round the base of the pilasters, along the walls, beneath the cornice of both the exterior and the interior of the church - there is one ornament that is perpetually repeated, the interwoven initials of Sigismondo and Isotta.
Pilasters would be topped by moldings which supported a cornice above the fascia.
Each arch [was] cinquefoiled, and the whole surmounted by an embattled cornice with small pinnacles.
A plain cornice separates the bottom stage from the middle stage which has clocks on three faces.
At the top, a traverse to the belay of Culloden was needed to avoid a huge heather cornice.
It is built in red brick with stone dressings and has a modillion cornice.
Mitred corners, stop ends and returns can all be manufactured and supplied with the cornice, dentil cornice and fascias.
Also, what is the best way to fix plaster cornice to the walls & ceilings?