rustication

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From the latin root //rusticus//, rustication refers to the construction of [[masonry]] in a rustic manner, often achieved through the usage of [[rusticated]] masonry. Popular in the [[Renaissance]], this rough rustication was used for the lower story, and then was contrasted with smooth [[masonry]] above.

See also: [[VermiculateRustication vermiculate rustication]], [[BandedRustication banded rustication]], [[PrismaticRustication prismatic rustication]]

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