Greek fret


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Noun1.Greek fret - an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)Greek fret - an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"
architectural ornament - (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance
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The automatic watches feature a classic design characterized by Montegrappa's traditional Greek fret engraved on the side of the case and decorating the dial as well as the sportier designed "Skeleton Date" where the date disk is visible through a clear window.
For maximum comfort, the seat has been upholstered in soft white leather embroidered by hand with the classic Greek fret motif, the emblem of the Versace "Couture" collections.
Greek frets are decorations which are produced only by the combination of visual element "line" There are two groups of decorations which can be placed in the category of Greek frets: