What is the meaning of the furniture term Toe?

The toe refers to the end or tip of a cabriole foot, which is a distinctive furniture leg shape typically found in antique furniture, especially in Chippendale and Queen Anne styles. The cabriole foot curves outward and then inward, resembling an animals paw or hoof.

The toe is the final detail of this foot and can be ornately carved or carved in a more simple, rounded shape. It is an important part of the overall design and character of the furniture piece.

In the context of furniture, the term toe refers to the portion of a piece of furniture that touches the ground or floor. It usually refers to the lower part of furniture legs or feet, which are often slightly angled outward to provide stability and support. The toe may also have decorative or functional elements, such as carved details or protective caps.
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