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  • An architectural term: a pilaster strip, usually slender with a slight projection.

    "The higher central section of the façade is almost entirely taken up by the doorway, framed with Corinthian lesenes, festoons, and another tympanum."

    – from a description of the church San Pietro di Castello in Venice in Valeria Bové, Masterpieces in the Churches of Venice (Venice: Marsilio, 1999), p. 92.

    July 24, 2008