decorating ceilings

Spanish Terms For Ceiling Decorations

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Of ceiling-makers and ceilings prior to the Reconquest few written notes are to be found. We know that the Moors were proud of their gilded ceiling at Cordova, for they likened it, when sparkling above the thousand lamps of the mosque, to “the kindled flame or the lightning flash that darts across the heavens.” If […]

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