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1 Any screen-work made of thin strips (usually timber laths) crossing each other, either at 90° or set diagonally, forming a lattice of lozenge-shapes, as in an arbour or any framework supporting vines or other plants.

2 Stone enrichment of the Romanesque period resembling a wooden trellis composed of fillets, giving the appearance of continuous overlapping chevrons set between two horizontal framing mouldings. The chevron-strips are frequently decorated with stud-like elements perhaps suggesting nails.

Romanesque studded trellis moulding from Malmesbury Abbey, Wilts. (early C12). (After Parker)

Subjects: Architecture — Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

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