Unformatted text preview: typically surrounds a niche or window. Broken Pediment: a pediment in roman and baroque architecture that has been split apart at its apex; the gap is often filled with an urn a cartouche or other ornament. Gilding: gold leaf; gold flakes; brass etc. applied as a surface finish Lunette: a crescent shaped or semicircular area on a wall or vaulted ceiling framed by an arch or vault. Stucco: an exterior finish usually textured; composed of Portland cement, lime and sand which are mixed with water....
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- Spring '08
- Architectural elements, Dome, baroque architecture, Marc Nodine, Solomonic column