Chinese fret

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Lattice ornament on balustrades, gates, friezes, and railings, made of square-sectioned timber, and forming square and rectangular patterns, with diagonals adding triangular and other shapes. It was common in C18 Chinoiserie-inspired design.

Chinese fret

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