Definition of cushion capital in English:
A capital resembling a cushion pressed down by a weight, seen particularly in Romanesque churches.
- Decoration is a mixture of Islamic geometric patterns fused with more typical Coptic portraits and Aksumite cushion capitals.
- Inside, the chancel arch is Norman in inspiration with its cushion capitals and chevron decoration.
- Windows were deeply recessed into the exposed masonry walls with stone cushion capitals between them.
Definition of cushion capital in:
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