Introduction to Fretwork Medallions
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(We also have Ceiling Medallions.)
Tulip Medallions are used on the porch at left, where they are skillfully combined with other components to create a fantastic circular porch entrance. While not often seen anymore, the circular porch entrance was fairly common during the golden age of Victorian architecture.
Click photo at left for additional views and information.
Medallions can be used for both exterior and interior projects.
The porch at right features Tulip Medallions on either side of each Porch Post, together with our other components to create a true masterpiece in the grand style of the past!
The overall design, balance, and execution is very much in keeping with the finest examples of the past century, when porches approached the status of an art form! Click photo above for more views and information.
In addition to these photos, we also have Fretwork Medallion Usage Drawings and drawings illustrating use of the following:
Tulip Medallion on Porch Example 32
Victorian Circle on Porch Example 34
Other possible uses for Fretwork
We also have Ceiling Medallions.
Headboard, perhaps hung on the wall
Under glass as coffee table