aA rhomb or, more rarely a rhomboid usually one of a series. Diamond shaped form.
dwood paneling on interior walls usually floor to ceiling, as a rule inriched by carving, gilding, painting, or , rarely inlaying.
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Open forecourt, sometimes literally translated as "Court of Honour", is the architectural term for defining a three-sided courtyard, created when the main central block, or corps de logis, is flanked by symmetrical advancing secondary wings, containing minor rooms.
Architect- Louis le Vau, Landscape Architect- Andre le Notre. Built for Nicholas Fouquet.
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Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) - Versailles. Architect Jules Hardouin Mansart- 3rd Building →
diaper pattern → Three evenings a week where Louis XIV was "at home" to his court. Characterized by a formal informality.
pierced stretcher → Stretchers in X-form of Italian origin, sometimes scrolled or in serpentine form with a finial in the center
Fauteuil → French term for Private residents for French Aristocracy.