What Decorative Details Do You See?
If you guess reeding; you are right!
Reeding is defined as half-rounded/semi-circular decorative convex or raised profiles on a piece. Reeding was very popular during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. They usually run parallel to each other horizontally or vertically.
What is the opposite of Reeding?
Yes! It is Fluting!
Fluting is the opposite of Reeding. It refers to half-rounded/semi-circular decorative concave or sunken profiles or grooves on a piece.
Both Reeding and Fluting are decorative ornamentation that are used widely in design in a variety of ways.