an ornamental motif resembling folded linen, carved on paneling.
Origin of linenfold
Also called linen pattern.
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Old "Fairfield" , Gloucester County, before its destruction, had a mantelpiece of carved marble and some "linenfold" wainscoting.Virginia Architecture in the Seventeenth Century
Henry Chandlee Forman