Term for all metal parts found on furniture, whether part of the construction - applied to prevent wear - or performing some function, such as a hinge or keyhole. Mounts can also be purely ornamental as in the ormolu or bronze decoration on 18thC French and British furniture. The term also embraces silver or other metal parts applied to glass and c …...


Decorative trim on the wooden parts of a bagpipe. Its function is partly protective but its main purpose is decoration.
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