Florentine mosaic


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Florentine mosaic

A kind of mosaic made with precious and semiprecious stones, inlaid in a field of white or black marble or similar material, generally displaying elaborate floor patterns.
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Florentine mosaic

A kind of mosaic made with precious and semiprecious stones, inlaid in a surface of white or black marble or similar material, generally displaying elaborate flower patterns and the like.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.