What is the meaning of the furniture term Rope Mold?

The term Rope Mold in furniture refers to a decorative molding or carving that resembles a twisted rope or cord. It is often used to enhance the aesthetic appeal of furniture pieces, typically found on the edges or legs of chairs, tables, cabinets, or other decorative elements. Rope moldings are commonly made from wood, but can also be found in other materials such as metal or resin. 18th century decorative, quarter or half round molding, spirally channeled to simulate a rope.
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