tracery

rchitectural term dating from the 17thC and used to refer to the carved, ornamental stone openwork which decorates the top of a Gothic window. It is also found on vaulted ceilings, doors and panels. Tracery was used extensively during the first half of the 19thC on the backs of chairs and hall seats.

Tracery

In architecture, tracery is the stonework elements that support the glass in a Gothic window. The term probably derives from the `tracing floors` on which the complex patterns of late Gothic windows were laid out. There are two main types, plate tracery and the later bar tracery. ==Plate tracery== The earliest form of window tracery, typical of .....
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tracery

[n] - decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs
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Tracery

• (n.) A tracing of lines; a system of lines produced by, or as if by, tracing, esp. when interweaving or branching out in ornamental or graceful figures.
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tracery

noun decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs
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Tracery

[horse] Tracery (1909–1924) was an American-bred, British-trained Thoroughbred racehorse and sire, best known for winning the St. Leger Stakes in 1912. In a career which lasted from June 1912 until October 1913 he ran nine times and won six races. After finishing third on his debut in the 1912 Epsom Derby Tracery never lost another comple...
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Tracery

An ornamental configuration of curved mullions in a Gothic sash.
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Tracery

An ornamental configuration of curved mullions in a Gothic sash.
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Tracery

an ornamental pattern of stonework supporting the glazing in a Gothic or early Renaissance window. Plate tracery is the earliest type and consists of holes cut into a wall or a solid block or plate of stone, bar tracery resembles a twisted metal bar.
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Tracery

Decorative open patterns in the stonework at the heads of Gothic windows, etc.
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Tracery

Fine decorative carving in either wood or stone found in the design of windows, vaults, screens and panels.
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Tracery

Geometrically constructed building ornament such as a foil found in the upper part of Gothic rose windows (fig.2, C). This type of stonework decoration became more complex during the High Gothic and Flamboyant phase.
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tracery

In architecture, a type of ornamental stonework applied to windows during the Gothic period. At first it took the form of `plate` tracery, in which a thin panel of stone or wood was inserted...
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tracery

in architecture, bars, or ribs, used decoratively in windows or other openings; the term also applies to similar forms used in relief as wall ... [3 related articles]
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Tracery

In architecture, tracery is the ornamental stone-work in the upper part of Gothic windows, formed by the ramifications of the mullions. The term is also applied to the decorations of corresponding character which are abundantly used in Gothic architecture on panellings, ceilings, etc.
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Tracery

Interlaced lines that form the lacy openwork of a Gothic-style window
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Tracery

intersecting ribwork in upper part of window
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Tracery

intersecting ribwork in upper part of window
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Tracery

Intersecting ribwork in upper part of window.
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Tracery

Intersecting ribwork in upper part of window.
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Tracery

Located throughout Gothic cathedrals, tracery adds much to the distinctive style of Gothic ornament. The variety of Tracery patterns within these cathedrals is nearly endless. Their interlacing lines are incorporated into vaults, walls, columns, windows and the woodwork of the screens. Ornamental stonework consisting of patterned bars; used most of...
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Tracery

Openwork pattern of masonry or wood in the upper part of an opening e.g window or screen. See Blind Tracery , Y-Tracery , Reticulated .
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Tracery

Openwork pattern of masonry or wood in the upper part of an opening e.g window or screen. See Blind Tracery , Y-Tracery , Reticulated .
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Tracery

Ornamentation of panels, circular windows, window heads, etc.
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Tracery

Ornamentation of panels, circular windows, window heads, etc
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