lambrequin definition

  • noun:
    • a quick decorative drapery the top of a window or home or the side of a shelf.
    • much safety fabric used over a helmet in medieval times.
    • A short attractive drapery for a shelf edge and for the top of a window casing; a valance.
    • An ornamental hanging over upper section of screen or over the edge of a shelf.
    • A border design with draped impact utilized in ceramics.
    • A covering for a helmet.
    • In heraldry, drapery mounted on a helmet.
    • a type of pendent scarf or covering attached to the helmet, to protect it from damp or temperature.
    • A leather flap dangling from a cuirass.
    • A piece of decoration drapery or quick decorative holding, pendent from a shelf or from the casing above a window, concealing the curtain accessories, or the love.
    • A piece of textile material, leather-based, or perhaps the love, dangling by among its edges, and typically getting the contrary advantage dagged, slitted, scalloped, or perhaps cut-in an ornamental way: used in several ways.
    • In ornamental art, painting on a surface almost imitating or resembling a lambrequin, as with some Chinese vases, where upper the main body is covered by solid decoration having a reduced side of jagged or ornamented outline.
    • In heraldry, the mantelet, represented as floating from helmet, and sometimes forming a significant part associated with decorative decoration of success.
    • brief and ornamental dangling for a shelf advantage or top of a window casing
    • a scarf that addresses a knight's helmet

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