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Flashcards in Motifs Deck (7)
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1

Guilloche

2

Anthemion / Honeysuckle

3

Fleur-de-lis

4

Wave

5

Spiral

6

Bead-and-reel

7

chimera

A mythological animal, originating with the Greeks and
Romans, with the head of a lion,
part goat, with a dragon tail,
eagle’s wings, etc., used as a leg
or furniture support during the
Renaissance and Empire periods
and also again in 19th-century
designs.