Scroll ornament is a decorative element that is used to embellish a variety of items. It is usually a stylised representation of a scroll, which is a type of document that was historically used to record important information. Scroll ornamentation can be found on furniture, jewelry, clothing, and other decorative objects. It is often used to add a flourish of elegance and sophistication to an item. Scroll ornamentation can be made from a variety of materials, such as wood, metal, marble or fabric, and can be painted, carved, or even embroidered. It is a timeless and classic design element that can be used to add a border to any item. See also strapwork.