- Architecture. an elaborately carved or indented convex molding.
- a decorative series of curved, inverted flutings, or of convex and concave flutings, as on silversmith's work.
Origin of gadroon
Examples from the Web for gadroon
Historical Examples of gadroon
His flatware is usually distinguished by a shell motif, and gadroon edges finish and decorate many of his pieces.Seaport in Virginia
Gay Montague Moore
A fine woven wire example, in date 1800, has a gadroon border, with handle with double bands and hinged.Chats on Old Sheffield Plate
Bronze bowls (gilt) with gadroon or lotus ornament (moulded) in later period.
- a moulding composed of a series of convex flutes and curves joined to form a decorative pattern, used esp as an edge to silver articles
- architect a carved ornamental moulding having a convex cross section