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Term describing anything linked in a smooth continuous progression or repeating asymmetrical flowing motifs, set on a band, each apparently leaning to one side or the other. Types of running ornament are:running dog:Classical Vitruvian scroll or wave-scroll, like a repeated stylized wave on a band;running vine:grapevine, trail, or vignette, common on the upper parts of Perpendicular Gothic screens.

running dog:Classical Vitruvian scroll or wave-scroll, like a repeated stylized wave on a band;

running vine:grapevine, trail, or vignette, common on the upper parts of Perpendicular Gothic screens.

Subjects: Architecture.


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