Category:Cosmatesque

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English: Cosmatesque style is a style of geometric floor- mosaic typical of Medieval Italy, and especially of Rome and its surroundings. The name derives from the Cosmati, the leading family workshop of marble craftsmen in Rome who created such geometrical decorations. The style spead across Europe, where it was used in the most prestigious churches; the high altar of Westminster Abbey, for example, is decorated with a cosmatesque marble floor.

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