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spina reale

English translation: herringbone pattern tiling

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Italian term or phrase:spina reale
English translation:herringbone pattern tiling
Entered by: Angela Arnone
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19:51 Jan 23, 2004
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase: spina reale
Good evening!
I need an expert on terracotta flooring here.
I think this is typical Tuscan from the references I get.
The phrase is "pavimento in cotto a spina reale".
Any help welcome
TIA
Angela Arnone
Local time: 23:06
Torinese
Explanation:
Hi Angela.
The "Spina Reale" is a street in Turin that has recently been the subject of major refurbishment with new paving and street furniture.

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Note added at 15 hrs 34 mins (2004-01-24 11:26:33 GMT)
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Sorry for the less than technical assistance, Angela. Feeling I ought to know this, I\'ve searched a bit further and have found this site that tends to support your theory:
http://www.masterimmobiliare.com/vendita/ricerca.php?comunes... (the penultimate property, presso Montepulciano). I would hazard a guess that the difference from \"spina di pesce\" is only in the size of the tiles.
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Russell Jones
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:06
Grading comment
Thanks Russell, for taking the time to confirm my theory and explaining why there is a difference from spina di pesce!
Cheers
Angela


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Explanation:
Hi Angela.
The "Spina Reale" is a street in Turin that has recently been the subject of major refurbishment with new paving and street furniture.

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Note added at 15 hrs 34 mins (2004-01-24 11:26:33 GMT)
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Sorry for the less than technical assistance, Angela. Feeling I ought to know this, I\'ve searched a bit further and have found this site that tends to support your theory:
http://www.masterimmobiliare.com/vendita/ricerca.php?comunes... (the penultimate property, presso Montepulciano). I would hazard a guess that the difference from \"spina di pesce\" is only in the size of the tiles.

Russell Jones
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2792
Grading comment
Thanks Russell, for taking the time to confirm my theory and explaining why there is a difference from spina di pesce!
Cheers
Angela


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