What is the meaning of the furniture term Feather Banding?

Feather banding refers to a decorative technique in furniture making where thin strips of wood or a contrasting material are arranged in a feather-like pattern and applied to the surface of a piece of furniture. These strips are usually tapered at one end to create the illusion of feathers. Feather banding is commonly used on table tops, drawer fronts, and doors to add visual interest and enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of the furniture. Herringbone inlay.
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