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Synonyms for cornice

a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing

a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall

Related Words

the topmost projecting part of an entablature

furnish with a cornice

References in classic literature ?
After he had kissed her Aladdin said: "I beg of you, Princess, in God's name, before we speak of anything else, for your own sake and mine, tell me what has become of an old lamp I left on the cornice in the hall of four-and-twenty windows, when I went a-hunting.
He put his hands to the corner of the cloth and ripped the rotten stuff from the cornice.
The dark panelling, the massive, tarnished gold of the cornice, the mahogany tables, gave the room an air of sumptuous comfort, and the leather-covered seats along the wall were soft and easy.
Dennis, with a wink and a nod, unwound the cord from about his person, and raising his eyes to the ceiling, looked all over it, and round the walls and cornice, with a curious eye; then shook his head.
Then he removed a spark of cigar-ash from the sleeve of his coat; he fixed his eyes for a while on the cornice of the room, and at last he inserted one of his white hands into the breast of his waistcoat.
de Bellegarde began to gaze at the cornice again; he apparently had something more to say.
Civita Vecchia, Leghorn, Porto Fino, Genoa, Cornice, Off Nice
Here, led by his own words to contemplate the future, he looked desolately round the cornice of the hall, as if it were a shelf on which somebody might have left a suitable lodging for him.
The walls on either side were of bronze from end to end, and the cornice was of blue enamel.
185 m lasuranstrich - window cornices (stone untreated) approx.
The new copper cornices are fabricated to exactly match all original historic details, including ornamental dentils, brackets, and fascia elements.
The property has kept many original features including deep skirting boards, ceiling cornices, dado rails and feature fireplaces.
uk, a leading UK provider of high-quality kitchen cabinets, announces a new range of solid wood cornices and pelmets.
The reception hall is Lshaped and has coved cornices and a door off under the stairs to the cellars.
From the pillar-flanked front entrance, the front hall affords a prestigious reception, with ornate cornices, a magnificent original fireplace and parquet flooring.