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Model of the tile covering of the dome

Scale:1:1
Dimensions:300x150 cm
Constructor:Opera del Duomo e F. Gizdulich, Firenze
Date:1995

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Life-size model of the tile covering of the dome. To keep the tiles from lifting, each tile is fastened with a nail hidden by the lower edge of the tile above. The lower edge of the tile rests on plugs driven into the extrados of the outer shell.

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