A small square block or projection in cornices, a number of which are ranged in an ornamental band; -- used particularly in the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders.
an ornament made of evenly spaced small square blocks placed on the lower edge of a molding. They resemble teeth, from which they derive their name.
one of the series of a series of closely spaced, rectangular blocks that forms a molding or that projects below the corona of a cornice. Gabled dormers (see window types) have peaked roofs; she dormers had shed roofs. a projecting structure built out from a sloping roof, usually housing a vertical window or ventilating louver.
a small square shape often repeated in a horizontal line
A term used for small and rectangular blocks under a classical cornice, which resembles a row of teeth.
A small, square, toothlike block in a series beneath a cornice.
A toothlike ornament spaced in a band to decorate a cornice.
A molding motif that projects from the edge of a roof line or cornice.
One of a series of small projecting rectangular blocks in a cornice. It appears in Ionic and Corinthian cornices, and was used as a furnature and interior detail by Adam and Hepplewhite.
simple, projecting, tooth-like molding, representing the ends of roofing or ceiling beams, found on the cornices of buildings.
A small rectangular block repeated with intervening spaces, often part of a cornice molding
a small square block used in evenly-spaced series for Ionic and corinthian cornices.
A tooth-like molding.
Small blocks or tooth-like projections on an entablature.
a continuous band of decoration made from wood or plaster, shaped like teeth
a square shaped piece of wood
Square, tooth like molding used frequently in conjunction with a cornice.
One of a row of small blocks used as part of the decoration in a frieze or cornice.
One of a series of small rectangular blocks projecting from a molding or other decorative element.
a small square projecting piece of wood, brick or stone forming a component part of an Ionic or Corinthian cornice.
One of a series of tooth-like blocks used in a row as decoration under a cornice.
rectangular blocks in the bed-mould of a cornice, or occupying the place of a frieze, originally representing the ends of joist which carried a flat roof. Back
Molding made up of rows of small square blocks
a bed moulding used in a classical cornice consisting of a series of small square projections. Their breadth should be half their height and their intervals two-thirds of their breadth.
A molding consisting simply of a row of small rectangles resembling teeth (hence, 'dentil'). Normally found in ionic style entablatures under the cornice.
Decorative moldings or inlay patterns consisting of regularly-spaced rectangles and resembling teeth (hence, the name).
One of a series of small projecting rectangular blocks forming a molding under an overhang, most common in colonial-style homes.
A pattern of tooth-like cuts often used on trim moldings.
Molding: small rectangular molding that is found under the roofline
One of a series of small blocks used to form an ornamental row, used primarily in Corinthian, Ionic and Composite mouldings. The collective term is dentillations, or a dentillated cornice.
frieze moulding of small rectangular blocks in an equidistant series resembling teeth. Taken from the Ionic and Corinthian orders, such moulding is often used to ornament a cornice. [ picture
one of a series of small block-like projections forming a molding.
Block projections on an entablature.
Moulding or detail resembling Castellated moulding, i.e. having 'turrets' or 'battlements' details like a castle. Dentil moulding therefore looks like a line of small blockwork as shown (right).
a series of decorative small projecting squares or "teeth" that often adorn a cornice or interior molding.
A small, tooth-like square block, used in a row as a decorative feature in a cornice.
A series of small rectangular blocks projecting down, usually below a cornice. (Dentils because they look like teeth).
Block projections of an entablature below the cornice course.
rectangular or square elements equally spaced along a piece of molding creating a "tooth" pattern
A Dentil (from Lat. dens, a tooth) is, in architecture, a small tooth-shaped block used as a repeating ornament in the bedmould of a cornice.