What is the meaning of the furniture term Ribbon Stripe?

The term Ribbon Stripe refers to a specific pattern or grain in wood furniture. It describes a type of wood grain where alternating light and dark stripes appear parallel to each other, resembling ribbons. This pattern is typically seen in certain types of wood, such as mahogany or maple, and can enhance the visual appeal and elegance of furniture. A straight-banded grain effect, common to mahogany, walnut, and similar woods.
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