One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A motif of alternating eggs and darts, used to enrich an ovolo molding.
- ‘The beautiful table features a rectangular top with egg and dart moulded border.’
- ‘The cornice motif beneath the shelf is a single row of pressed brick in egg-and-dart design.’
- ‘The ornamental patterns - among them classical egg and dart, a wave pattern, a braid and twisted bands - were arranged to suggest contrasting directions and speeds of movement.’
- ‘You can find dozens of versions of egg-and-dart molding.’
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