Hood Moldings

Projecting moldings carried over door and window openings, sometimes to deflect rainwater from the openings; common in Medieval architecture. For rectangular hood moldings, use "labels (moldings).".

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Projecting moldings carried over door and window openings, sometimes to deflect rainwater from the openings; common in Medieval architecture. For rectangular hood moldings, use "labels (moldings)."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300003565. The J. Paul Getty Trust.