in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art. 508 words.
Form of three-dimensional zigzag ornament particularly associated with Anglo-Norman Romanesque architecture, where it was used to decorate arches, doorways and windows. An equivalent term...