American oak fretwork from the turn of the last century. For sure it’s beyond the technical reach of most anyone alive now but back then if you looked up it was what you saw.

Archway. 1885.
Archway. 1885. Stick and ball fretwork. Architectural salvage. Image ©1998-2019 Harp Gallery Antique Furniture. Fair use license. via
Interior residential fretwork. 1880's.
Interior residential fretwork. 1880’s. Chicago, Illinois. Architectural salvage. © 2019 Urban Remains. Fair use license. via
Ball and stick fretwork. Victorian.
Ball and stick fretwork. Victorian. © 2016 Lefflers Antiques, Toledo . Fair use license. via

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