Terracotta details in the masonry construction of Capitol Hill

Terracotta has been used for thousands of years. In simple terms, terracotta is low-fired clay.

Inset details made from terracotta below or between vertical window stacks such as in this picture are common in the historic construction of Capitol Hill.




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