laurel, palm, palm tree, decoration, thenar, thread, ribbon, laurel wreath, typewriter ribbon, medal, bay wreath, ornament, ornamentation.
hung but slightly to the elegantly- wrought chain; to detach it and conceal it about his person was the work of a minute.
He has accomplished nothing perhaps beyond the mere reading of an inscription or deciphering of a medallion,
but the spirit of his insight is dimmed, and stricken in the work.
A border of white glass intervenes between the window and the medallion.