Decoration and artwork > Pargetting

PargettingStone and Marble FinishesSgraffitoTrue FrescoLime Wash

Embossed figures or geometric patterns can be applied to a top coat, casting rich shadows.

Pargetting was once prevalent all over England, and the tradition is still robust in East Anglia.

Whole walls, or the individual panels of timber-framed houses, make fine canvasses for all kinds of fantastical figures or simple details.