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A festoon is a string or garland of leaves or flowers (can also be of ribbons or fruits) which are suspended in a draped fashion between two points of support.

In architecture, it is commonly the representation of such a garland, often as an applied decoration on [[pilaster pilasters]] or [[panel panels]], or a physical festoon, often suspended in a curve between [[rosette rosettes]].

Can be found in [[ClassicalGreek Classical Greek]], [[ClassicalRoman Classical Roman]], [[BeauxArts Beaux Arts]], [[ClassicalRevival Classical Revival]], [[federal Federal]], [[ColonialRevival Colonial Revival]] styles

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