estofado

noun
es·​to·​fa·​do | \ ˌestəˈfä(ˌ)dō\
plural -s

Definition of estofado

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

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History and Etymology for estofado

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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