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A pattern of interlacing ribs carved or formed from stone and ornamenting a Gothic building, generally in the window and door areas as well as ceilings and staircases. The tracery is often foliated, or composed of different patterns of foils.

Winchester - England
St. Gatien - Tours - France
Chapel Saint Hubert - Amboise - France (1500)
Chartres Cathedral - France (1300)
Ca' D'Oro - Venice - Italy (15th c.)
Milan Cathedral - Italy (14th c.)
Milan Cathedral - Italy (14th c.)