tracery, as in early Gothic architecture, formed of cut or pierced slabs of stone set on edge with the flat side outward.
- Also called perforated tracery.
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How to use plate tracery in a sentence
These openings are a very early example of plate tracery, which was fully developed in the Early Decorated style.Bell's Cathedrals: Wimborne Minster and Christchurch Priory | Thomas Perkins
When this is done in the stone work, it is called plate tracery, and from this is developed the window tracery of later times.A Handbook of Pictorial History | Henry W. Donald
In nearly all cases where brick is used for tracery, it is in the shape of plate-tracery.Brick and Marble in the Middle Ages | George Edmund Street
The drawings which I have given will shew how generally the tracery, commonly called plate-tracery, was used.Brick and Marble in the Middle Ages | George Edmund Street
In the west wall is an Early English window, which is a good example of plate-tracery.The Cathedrals of Great Britain | P. H. Ditchfield