|Sash Type – A sash is the frame in which the windows are
set. The sash window is described by the number of panes in the
frame over and under, for example 6 over 9, 6 over 6, or triple hung by
|Mullion – The major vertical part used like a rail to
create large subdivisions of a window or a door
Muntins – The bars which subdivide the window sash into
|Casement – A window style used most commonly in buildings
of the 1600s and the early 1700s, consisting of small diamond shaped
|Arch Shaped – As in the middle of a Palladian window|
|Palladian Window – A three part window, the middle window
is a large arched window, flanked by two rectangular side lights.
|Bull’s Eye Window – A round or oval window with a circular
center with radiating panes
|Bay Window – A projection from the facade of a building
containing windows that are supported from the ground, either square or
polygonal in shape.
|Oriel Window – Similar to a bay, except that it is not
supported from the ground, but is projecting from the wall usually from
an upper floor. This is very common in the Back Bay of Boston.
|Bow Window – Similar to the bay window, except that is
curved in shape.