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Quatrefoil Follies

While we’re on the subject of leaves, it seems that we’re seeing quatrefoils everywhere these days (quatrefoil meaning “four leaves”.)  Perhaps it’s because we’re currently engrossed in the TV mini-series of Ken Follett’s book “Pillars of the Earth” about the building of a Gothic cathedral in England…

Quatrefoil Window in Chiswick, England

Quatrefoil Window in Chiswick, England

or all the photos we see of Reece Witherspoon wearing her favorite Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra necklace…

Reese Witherspoon and her Alhambra Necklace

Reese Witherspoon and her Alhambra Necklace

More likely, it’s all the great furniture and home decor that uses this shape to symbolize harmony, symmetry and proportion… 

Julian Chichester -  Anna Lantern

Julian Chichester - Anna Lantern

Go Home - Quatrefoil Mirror

Go Home - Quatrefoil Mirror

Ironies - Asilah Bed

Ironies - Asilah Bed

Original Mission Tile - Roseton

Original Mission Tile - Roseton

Oomph - Tini Tables

Oomph - Tini Tables

Shades of Light - Quatrefoil Metal Lamp Shades

Shades of Light - Quatrefoil Metal Lamp Shades

Wonder if any of these pieces are lucky?

Photos from Wikipedia, The Fashion Mapie, Van Cleef & Arpels, Julian Chichester, Hamptontoes, Ironies, Original Mission Tile, The Zhush, Oomph and Shades of Light