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La catanesella

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Description by the artist

Here it is La Catanesella (the from Catania). Scarf in light cotton fabric, painted with reliefs decoration of Palazzo Biscari in Catania. The scarf wide and light, reproduces in its handmade painting with colors suitable for fabric, the reliefs skillfully modeled by stonemasons and skilled craftsmen of the Baroque period, which rebuilt with a new face the city after the terrible earthquake of 1693.
The model and painting can be redesigned. Please agree on the measurements and fabric with the seller.

Details and dimensions

Materials: Cotton
Dimensions (cm): Height 160, Width 110
Handcrafted in Sicily

The artwork in the Sicilian culture

By the Governance of Sicilian Artisan Foundation

Palazzo Biscari is a beautiful palace in Sicilian Baroque style in the heart of the city of Catania, a few steps from Piazza Duomo, Via Etnea and the famous fish market. It was built in 1763 and was visited by some of the most famous people of the time, including the writer Johann Wolfgang Goethe on May 3, 1787.

Photo Catania, city and the smoking volcano seen from the sea, 1729

The Governance also suggests

The objective of the Governance is both to safeguard the traditions and ancient crafts of the people of Sicily, and to sustain economically the Artisans and the Artists, both the real ethno-anthropologists of the country.
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