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  6. motifs
  7. geometric motifs
  8. dots
Scope note
Small marks or spots, used singly or in patterns. They have been used as decorative motifs in on ritual objects in early China to denote fertility, in early Celtic and Anglo-Saxon manuscripts where they were commonly used to embellish initials letters, in heraldry, and in the decoration of glass and pottery.
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024