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linenfold

[lin-uh n-fohld]
noun
  1. an ornamental motif resembling folded linen, carved on paneling.
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Origin of linenfold

First recorded in 1890–95; linen + fold1
Also called linen pattern.
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Historical Examples

  • 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