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Tongue-shaped ornament. When used as a repeated pattern in architecture or furniture, it is called a band of languets. In jewellery, it refers to a ‘drop’ of a stone such as amber or jet.


Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Architecture.

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