In our previous article, we briefly explained what the crown moulding means and its history. Now we will try to introduce the patterns used in moulding models.
It is a pattern of ordered cube shapes on the cornice. This name is given because it resembles the alignment of the teeth in the mouth.
This pattern is called “curved path” or “spiral”. As the name suggests, it emerged during the Ancient Greek period.
It is the motif where the folds form sequential circles. Although the term emerged in the 18th century, the origin of the motif goes back to the Assyrians.
Vitruvian Scroll (Wave Pattern)
The motif is based on ancient Greece, named after the Roman architect Marcus Vitrivius Pollio.
Many leaf patterns such as acanthus, bay leaves are often used in moulding models.
Floral motif dangling from the ribbon on both sides.
Ivy shaped flower leaf pattern.
Egg & Arrow / Egg & Leaf Motif
The egg and arrow model is said to symbolize life and death in ancient times.