Pergolas

Garden structures with open wood-framed roofs, often latticed, supported by regularly spaced posts or columns; often covered by climbing plants such as vines or roses, shading a walk or passageway. Distinguished from "arbors," which are less extensive in extent and structure.

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3041
Names
pergolas
pergola
pergulas
pergola's Dutch

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Garden structures with open wood-framed roofs, often latticed, supported by regularly spaced posts or columns; often covered by climbing plants such as vines or roses, shading a walk or passageway. Distinguished from "arbors," which are less extensive in extent and structure.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006783. The J. Paul Getty Trust.