picture-molding love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A molded strip of wood, often gilded or colored, secured to an interior wall near the ceiling to allow of the convenient hanging of pictures by means of hooks, which fit over one of the members of the molding. Compare picture-rod.


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  • Whether you paint or paper your walls, you should consider the placing of the picture-molding most carefully.

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  • If the ceiling is very high, the walls will be more interesting if the picture-molding is placed three or four feet below the ceiling line.

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