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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Cable Moulding

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In architecture, the term given to a convex moulding carved in imitation of a rope or cord, and used to decorate the mouldings of the Romanesque style in England, 1 The dimensions marked in the figure are those for 1-in. chains, and signify so many diameters of the iron of the common links; thus forming a scale for all sizes.

France and Spain. The word "cabling" by itself indicates a convex circular moulding sunk in the concave fluting of a classic column, and rising about one-third of the height of the shaft.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Cable Moulding'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/c/cable-moulding.html. 1910.

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