What is the meaning of the furniture term Prince Of Wales Plumes?

The term Prince of Wales Plumes in furniture refers to a decorative motif commonly found in traditional English furniture designs. It consists of a feather-like design resembling the plumes associated with the Prince of Wales, which is characterized by a cluster of upwardly, outwardly oriented curved lines or shapes. This motif is often carved or inlaid into the wood on various furniture pieces such as chair backs, headboards, or decorative elements, adding an elegant and regal touch to the overall design. Decorative motive of three ostrich feathers, badge of the heir apparent of England.
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