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High pillars with crocketed and foliate capitals supported the springing of the large irregular arches.
The general effect of the design remained the same, but the foliate ornamentation gave place to angular outlines.
The capitals of the naves triforium are said to mark the culmination of Gothic art in foliate design.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
The south portal (c. 1260), sculptured with elaborate foliate ornament, has images of unequal merit.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
The triforium was begun elaborately, with much foliate decoration, but economy soon forced the architect to adopt a simpler plan.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
The bareness of the slab walls was relieved, if not entirely concealed, by the tasteful manipulations of the foliate decorator.
The front door was massive, and sheeted over with lead embossed in foliate and heraldic patterns.
NEWS FROM THE DUCHYSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
On the Corsican coast the oysters are called foliate (Olamleosa).
The geometric figures were largely supplanted by foliate forms.
ORIENTAL RUGSWALTER A. HAWLEY
These floral or foliate designs are one of the most constant features of this class.
ORIENTAL RUGSWALTER A. HAWLEY

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