Roman Leaf Festoon
The Roman Leaf Festoon was hung as a decoration on the friezes of temples, alternating with the real skulls of slaughtered sacrificial animals.
Keywordsnatural forms, natural designs, friezes, festoon, Roman festoon, leaf festoon, temple designs, skull design
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Meyer, Franz Sales Handbook of Ornament (New York, NY: The Bruno Hessling Company, 1904)