Any horizontal, molded or otherwise decorated projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed; as, the cornice of an order, pedestal, door, window, or house.
a horizontal molded top that projects outward.
The uppermost portion of an entablature; often used to indicate the projecting horizontal element (to shed rainwater and for decoration) at the top of a building, or a similar feature (often in plaster) at the top of the wall of a room.
On the exterior of a house, construction under the eaves or where the roof and walls meet. Also, a projecting decorative molding that crowns or finishes the top of a wall or building.
Horizontal moulding at top of wall, ornamental and frequently carved.
The molding or series of moldings forming the top member of a facade, door or window frame, or interior wall. Also the top member of a classical entablature.
Ornamental plaster around the joint of a wall and ceiling.
An overhanging mass of hardened snow at the edge of a ridge, usually formed by wind.
any decorative overhang or molding located at the junction where the roof overhangs the exterior walls.
A horizontal projecting part that crowns the wall of a building.
A crowning above the frieze that supports the roof.
in architecture, a narrow strip of moulding which trims the edge of a wall or roof.
A projecting molding that tops the elements to which it is attached; used especially for a roof or the crowning member of an entablature, located above the frieze.
The uppermost part of an entablature, often with multiple moldings, used to crown the wall of a structure. A molding used at the edge of a roof.
An overhanging lip or ridge of snow.
The top section of a classical facade.
A decorative molding covering the join between the ceiling and wall.
Moulded coving round the edge of a ceiling.
A projecting architectural feature, usually near the top of a faÃ§ade.
Any projecting ornamental moulding at the top of a building or along a roof
The crowning member of a wall.
A cornice is a mass of snow that overhangs a mountain slope. Cornices are shaped by the action of wind. Because they often overhang steep slopes cornices are often prone to failure, which can in turn trigger avalanches. This makes cornices extremely dangerous features of high mountainous areas.
The roof overhang at the eaves. Its main parts are the soffit board, fascia board, and trim moldings.
An overhang of snow caused by wind.
An overhanging accumulation of wind-blown snow on the edge of a crevasse.
The projecting moulding crowning the top of the furniture higher than the eye
the upper, projecting section of an entablature in classical architecture; or the projecting ornamental molding crowning the top of a building or wall.
a moulded projection at the top of the wall (interior or exterior) of a building, or arch or window
the uppermost level of the entablature; also the uppermost level of molding on an internal or external wall.
The top portion of the entablature: also, the crowning projection that finishes a wall, a window, or a door.
The upper projecting section of the entablature, resting on the frieze. Corinthian Order The most ornate of the three Greek orders (Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian). It is characterized by a bell-shaped capital with volutes and acanthus leaves. Entablature Part of a structure between the column capital and roof of a pediment. It comprise the architrave, frieze, and cornice.
the horizontal projection (often the edge of a roof and usually faced with mouldings) which caps a wall composition.
An ornamental horizontal molding or frame. The top horizontal molding or group of moldings of a piece of furniture.
The molded and projecting portion of a molding atop a wall.
A box-like structure used to conceal drapery hardware at the top of a window.
A molded projecting stone at the top of an entablature or at the meeting of a roof and wall.
Decorative projection along the top of a wall.
Prominent horizontal projection moulding that crowns the wall of a building. Moulding such as crown, bead and cove applied to cornice construction.
An overhanging ledge of snow or rock at the top of a cliff.
Projection at the top of a wall. Term applied to a construction under the eaves where the roof and sidewalls meet.
An overhanging mass of snow deposited on the lee of a ridge or other obstacle to drifting snow.
a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall
the topmost projecting part of an entablature
a firm structure of wood used at the top of a window treatment that conceals hardware and traps air for better energy efficiency
a horizontal ornamental construction along the entire front wall of a building near the top
an ornamental molding, or composition of two or more moldings, located at the exterior wall-roof junction of a building, beneath the eaves, and/or beneath the sloping ends of a gable roof
a type of valance that is a fabric covered frame, usually made of
a vertical wall of wind-packed snow that can be skied or jumped
The decorative band separating the top of a wall from the ceiling.
Decoration on a building just below the roof
A horizontal molding or group of moldings crowning the top of a cabinet or other furniture.
A box-like structure, often decorative to hide the top heading of a drape or curtain.
a box-like structure located across the top of a window which conceals the drapery hardware Distressing - deliberate techniques used to give woodwork, paintwork and metal an aged look
the uppermost of the three horizontal sections which make up the entablature in a classical order; any projecting horizontal element at the top of a wall [image
A horizontal decorative moulding usually positioned where the wall meets the ceiling.
Horizontal decorative element found where the wall meets the ceiling. Also the uppermost main division of an entablature.
Horizontal molding at the top of a wall, often used to conceal drapery fixtures.
Decorative appliance that can be added to the shade/blind to enhance the look and feel (similar to a valance). Cornices are mounted on the outside wall of the window to conceal the headrail and give the blind a more unified appearance.
The exterior trim of a building at the roofline, or a decorative projection from a building, or the top most part of an entablature.
The projecting uppermost portion of a wall, sometimes treated in a decorative manner with brackets.
An often dangerous overhanging mass of wind-sculpted snow projecting beyond the crest of a ridge.
Overhanging mass of wind sculpted snow projecting beyond the crest of a ridge; generally extremely dangerous terrain. Couloir: Open, steep gully, usually containing ice or snow.
A horizontal moulding projecting from the top of an external wall or decorating the junction of the internal wall and the ceiling
Cornice refers to the set of crowning moldings that cap an entablature.
The projection from a building that crowns or finishes the edge. Horizontal projection at the top of exterior wall which finishes the eaves of a building.
any molding or group of moldings used in the corner between the wall and ceiling Crown molding a cornice placed at an angle between the wall and ceiling
The continuous projection at the top of a wall. The top course or molding of a wall when it serves as a crowning member.
the top, projecting, horizontal division of the entablature.
Overhanging lip of snow, formed by wind, on the top of ridges. The lip overhangs in the leeward direction.
A projection or overhang at the top of an exterior wall just below the roof. Also the molding at the top of an interior wall.
An overhang of a pitched roof at the eave line that usually consists of a fascia board, a soffit and any appropriate moldings or vents.
A horizontal projecting course on the exterior of a building, usually at the base of the parapet. In residential construction, the overhang of a pitched roof at the cave line, usually consisting of a facie board, a soffit for a closed cornice, and appropriate moldings.
The upper member of the entablature subdivided into bed-moulding, corona, and sima, though the last properly belongs to the roof. Back
A horizontal molded projection that completes a building or wall; or the upper slanting part of an entablature
a projection made up of several members which finishes or crowns an entablature or wall.
A snow formation where an overhang develops on the lee side of a steep ridge where snow blows over the top of the ridge. Mt Feathertop often develops a cornice in winter. Cornices are very dangerous because they are prone to collapse under the weight of a person walking on top of them; you should avoid walking anywhere near the edge of such a ridge
exterior trim at juncture of roof and wall, consisting of fascia, softie and molding.
The uppermost suite of moldings along the top of a wall, any molded projection of similar form.
The projecting rim surrounding the top of a tallboy, bureau bookcase or any tall item of case furniture.
The portion of the roof projecting out from the side walls of the house.
A decorative, projecting molding on the top of a wall, pillar, side of building or eave. Also the uppermost order of an entablature.
The exterior detail at the meeting of a wall and a roof overhang; a decorative molding at the intersection of a wall and a ceiling.
A cornice is a decorative cover for the head rail of a horizontal or vertical blind.
a shallow, box-like structure, usually made of wood, fastened across the top of a window to conceal the drapery hardware
A molding that projects above columns in Classical architecture.
The part of a building's entablature or roof element, which projects away from the vertical of the wall.
A decorative addition to the top and projecting from the face of an internal or external wall.
The highest projecting part of an Entablature above the Frieze.
The upper section of an entablature; a projecting shelf along the top of a wall often supported by brackets.
the top projecting mouldings of an entablature; a continuous horizontal projectinf course or moulding at the top of a wall, building
A molded or projecting horizontal feature that crowns a façade.
Ornamental moulded projection around the top of a building or around the wall of a room just below the ceiling.
a crowning projection. In Classical architecture, the crowning or upper portion of the entablature.
The wood or metal finishing at ends or edges of building, including a fascia, frieze, or rake.
A solidly constructed treatment, usually of wood. They are shaped in different styles, padded and covered with fabric. Cornices are attached above the window to cover the shade or curtain top and rod.(See example)
more info An overhanging mass of snow created by the wind, usually near a sharp terrain break such as a ridge.
A molding or combination of moldings applied where the wall meets the ceiling. Used to crown the wall to enhance and detail the transition between wall and ceiling. Cornice size is determined by ceiling height. Cornices are made from wood and plaster. Plaster cornices allow for more detail and relief. See design detail stacks.
A horizontal molding along the top of a wall or building; the top part of an entablature. (A projecting horizontal moulding at the top of a wall or building.)
The upper part of the roofing of a building, resting on columns, above the frieze and architrave (see illustration). The cornice projects slightly outward in order to keep rainwater, running down from the roof, away from the walls.
Pieces used in stacking multiple patterns on top of each other, Hides curtain rods, hooks ect.
an overhanging snow structure resulting from the accumulation of (large) quantities of wind-drifted snow over and in the lee of sharp terrain bends. Natural cornice releases during warm-ups often trigger slab avalanches on the slopes below.
( corniche) projecting horizontal element (to shed water and for decoration) at the top of a building or the top of a storefront, or a similar feature (often in plaster) at the top of a wall of a room.
A decorative molding which forms the top piece of a window, a ceiling, or an exterior wall; the topmost member of the entablature.
Wood or metal decorative projection at the roof level of a building. It usually projects outward and is located at the front of the building.
Top treatment constructed on a wood or molded frame that can be stained, padded, or covered with fabric.
The trim at the eave line, usually consisting of a fascia board, a soffit for a closed cornice, and appropriate moldings.
A decorative horizontal outcropping serving to crown a wall or column.
A horizontal molded projection that crowns or completes a building or wall. The uppermost part of an entablature.
Moulded projection at top of a building. (CORNICE STONE).
An ornamental band for covering a curtain rod. It is made of a rigid panel covered with fabric.
The projecting, crowning member of the entablature framing the pediment.
1. The uppermost part of a classical entablature. 2. Any horizontal or shelf like ornamental element projecting from the top edge of a wall.
The projecting moulding at the top of tall furniture.
horizontal top portion on a piece of furniture
A horizontal molded projection crowning the ceiling or roof. In this project there are a number of cornice styles used to provide a decorative touch to the exterior of buildings.
on the interior, an ornamental moulding just below ceiling.
the molded and projecting horizontal member that crowns an architectural composition, or a top course that crowns a wall
A wood or molded frame over the top of a window that can be stained, padded or covered with fabric.
drift of snow that overhangs a precipice
any projecting ornamental molding that finishes or crowns the top of a building, wall, arch, etc.
The upper part of the entablature (q.v.), a series of mouldings to crown any work of architecture.
Ornamental piece of moulding around the top of a building or around the wall of a room just below the ceiling. External cornices throw rain water away from the wall of a building and also protect the roof from fire.
the top, projecting part of the entablature
A decorative element made up of molded members usually placed at or near the top of an exterior or interior wall.
The horizontal molding or group of moldings at the top of a piece of furniture.
A horizontal molded projection that crowns or completes a building or wall. pp. 31, 35
The top section of an armoire or cabinet. Also referred to as a crown.
A continuous, molded projection that crowns a wall or other construction, or divides it horizontally for compositional purposes.
On the exterior of a house, structural trim where the roof and walls meet. Also called eaves when the trim overhangs the walls.
The uppermost division of an entablature; a projecting shelf along the top of a wall supported by a series of brackets; the exterior trim at the meeting of a roof and wall, consisting of soffit, fascia and crown molding.
The projecting horizontal upper part of a structure.
The uppermost, projecting element of the entablature. Its structural function is to throw water clear of the work beneath. These are frequently elaborated with ancillary mouldings as well as brackets, dentils, etc.
The overhang of a pitched roof which consists of fascia, soffit, and trim.
A stationary, usually wooden, rectangular structure that runs across the top of a window. Its primary purpose is to conceal drapery hardware. A cornice can be decorated to match the drapery or the décor of the room.
Overhang of a pitched roof , usually consisting of a fascia board, a soffit and appropriate trim moldings
A top treatment usually constructed of wood. Covered with fabric it becomes an upholstered cornice.
a decorative board, usually upholstered although sometimes painted, that is attached to the top of a window creating an architectural finish; it can be used with or without a curtain
The decorative flange defining the uppermost part of a classical or neoclassical facade.
is the overhang of a pitched roof.
moulded projection or ledge finishing off or crowning the top of a piece of case furniture, a wall, door-surround, window etc., sometimes embellished with dentils etc.
The molded and projecting horizontal members that crown an architectural composition
A horizontal molding that projects from the top of a structure or wall.
A cornice is a three-sided box, usually made of wood, which caps the top of a window. It is upholstered with a fabric that matches the curtains or blinds beneath it and is often padded to soften the edges and prevent the upholstery from sagging or wrinkling. It serves the same function as a valance, but provides a more formal presentation. Works especially well with an oversized window or a wall of equal sized windows.
The top or finishing molding of a column or piece of furniture.
The uppermost section of mouldings along the top of a wall or just below a roof.
A molding that crowns or runs along the top of a curio, hutch, etc.
The decorative wood box or molding affixed over a window. It may be painted, wallpapered or covered with fabric.
A molding placed where an exterior wall meets the roof, or an interior wall meets the ceiling.
A shallow, box-like structure with mitered corners made of premium hardwood, which is fastened across the top of the window.
HORIZONTAL PROJECTION AT THE TOP OF A WALL OR UNDER THE OVERHANGING PART OF THE ROOF. IN A RESIDENCE THE CORNICE IS NORMALLY THOUGHT TO INCLUDE THE SOFFITT AND FASCIA.
Any projecting ornamental molding along the top of a building.
An ornamental horizontal molding usually associated with the uppermost part of an entablature seen here above the dentil work at the top of the image (right).
a decorative projection along the top of a façade; in Classical architecture, the upper part of an entablature.
the decorative horizontal molding or projected roof overhang.
wind-sculpted snow overhanging a ridge; a hazard to avoid by not walking on or in the fall line below it
Usually made from wood, this is a covering for the top of blinds, shades or drapes.
An overhanging ledge of compacted snow on the leeward edge of a ridge or cliff. It is formed by wind currents and represents a hazard because of its inherent instability and tendency to fracture without warning.
Snow packed by wind to form a steep face and overhanging tip.
A decorative board, often molded or painted, that is attached to the top of a window to create an architectural finish. It can be used with or without a curtain.
the top section of the entablature; a horizontal molding projecting along the top of a building or wall
An overhanging mass of wind-sculpted snow projecting beyond the crest of a ridge; generally an extremely dangerous feature of terrain.
A decorative molding at the top of the exterior walls under the eaves.
Molding set that crowns or runs horizontally along the top of a cabinet or other furniture.
1) The top horizontal molding of a column or piece of furniture 2) A framework from which draperies are hung.
A decorative box attached directly to the wall or molding above a window opening to conceal curtain fixtures.
A concealed space near the eave of the building and enclosure.
The top horizontal molding of the column or piece of the furniture; also applied to framework from which draperies are hung.
Any decorative molding or overhang located at the junction of a wall and a ceiling or roof.
(1) Decorative horizontal molding that projects from the top of a wall. (2) Lower section of the roof forming an overhang. Also called an eave, a cornice is composed of a fascia, soffit and soffit molding. With hip roofs the cornice is continuous around the sides. With gable roofs, it is on the long sides. The word eave comes from the Old English word "off", meaning over.
The top projecting section of an entablature
The upper part of an entablature, extending beyond the frieze.