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: the technique of finishing sculpture of wood and gesso with gilding, punched patterns, and paint

Word History


Spanish, from past participle of estofar to quilt, make estofado work, from estofa quilted material, from Old Spanish, from Middle French estoffe stuff, material

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“Estofado.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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