Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Palmette (palmette)

Ornament in the shape of the stylized leaves of a palm tree.
The leaves are displayed in the shape of a fan, and held together at the stems.
The picture shows two chapiteaux (capitals) with palmettes, taken in the cloître (cloister) of the abbaye (abbey) of Fontenay.

L'abbaye de Fontenay

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