Cornice, four-lobed and quadrate (Period)

Cornice, four-lobed and quadrate (Period)

A cornice is an architectural feature, consisting of a molded projection from a wall or pillar.  As the term is used in the Society, it refers specifically to the molded frame of a decorative window; the period heraldic example, the arms of de Bolonia, mid-15th C. [Triv 64; cf. BSB 270:185, c.1550] depicts a four-lobed quadrate frame consistent with Gothic tracery.  See also edifice, foil.

Lyonnette Cheneval bears:  Gules, a four lobed quadrate cornice Or.

Alienor de Montserrat bears:  Sable, a lily within a four lobed quadrate cornice argent.

Vigdís Gráfeldr bears as a badge: A raven sable within and conjoined to a four lobed quadrate cornice gules.


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