dentil band

(in classical architecture) a molding occupying the position of a row of dentils and often cut to resemble one.

1815–25 Unabridged
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The dentil band is carried across the side elevations directly under the projecting gables.
The mantel's cornice breaks in three sections with dentil band and deeply cut moldings.
The mantel has a full architrave frame, a pulvinated frieze and a cornice shelf, molded with a dentil band.
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