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a concave molding shaped like a quarter circle in cross section

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Within the cavetto there is a portrait of Trotsky, a red star with crossed hammer and sickle, a facsimile of Trotsky's signature, and a worker and a Red Army soldier holding a sign that reads '1917 Red Army 1922'.
Think of names like cavetto, ovolo, scotia and torus - and those are just the simple shapes.
The monumentality asserted by large scale embellished with the key characteristics of cavetto cornices and battered walls has also been deemed appropriate for theaters, factories, and a variety of public halls, particularly those used for exhibitions.
Cavetto is a transitional style in maple solids and veneers, with optional bird's-eye maple inlays and detailing.