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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Italian art, generally a coat of plaster prepared for mural painting, but not usually a final coat. See intonaco.

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  • The layer in contact with the brick masonry (also known as "arriccio") is probably composed of lime, aggregates, such as sand and limestone, and a high presence of vegetable fibers, perhaps including wheat straw or husk.

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