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Cosmati work:

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, art of arranging colored pieces of marble, glass, tile, wood, or other material to produce a surface ornament. Ancient Mosaics

In Egypt and Mesopotamia, furniture, small architectural features, and jewelry were occasionally adorned with inset bits of
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Cosmati work

Polychromatic patterns of stone, glass, or gilding set in marble; commonly applied in Italian Romanesque architecture.
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Sam Fogg's expansive exhibition, 'Reclaiming Antiquity; creation and revival before the Fall of Rome and the Renaissance', considers examples of Cosmati and opus sectile work made between the 11th and 13th centuries.
The Cosmati ale, from Wigan's Hophurst Brewery, was "as hoppy as an Easter bunny on Easter Sunday.
Below is pictured the church's present floor, her design, as well as an original Cosmati pattern.
Among the 18 local craft exhibitors is Ned Scharer, who worked on a major project to restore Westminster Abbey's famous inlaid stone floor known as the Cosmati Pavement.
He painted the Queen standing on the Cosmati pavement, at the spot where every English monarch has been crowned for 900 years.
It is fairly typical of a type of inlaid stone decoration known as Cosmati work, after a family of Italian craftsmen who specialized in the technique for four generations, which was common in 12th- and 13th-century Italy but rare
Cosmati seimos pavarde], akmens mozaikos puosyba, paplitusi Romos ir jos apylinkiu baznyciose XII-XIII a.
Among the artefacts to be restored in the run-up to the wedding include the Cosmati Pavement, the medieval tile mosaic in front of the High Altar where the couple are expected to take their vows.
00pm) Tony Robinson and the team are given access to Westminster Abbey as the Cosmati pavement - a mosaic floor in front of the altar - is revealed for the first time in 100 years.
In particular, they focus on the Cosmati Pavement, which was laid down in front of the High Altar in 1268.
For the first time in 100 years, the Cosmati pavement is being revealed - a mystical and huge mosaic floor in front of the altar, at the centre of which the Coronation Chair is placed, and which is usually permanently covered by carpet.
Richard's value as a negotiator and financier of Henry's policies enabled him to travel extensively in France and Italy and thus to import artistic influences back to Westminster, notably as evidenced in the Cosmati pavement.