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<p>A litter from the 17<sup>th</sup>-18<sup>th</sup> century, wood, polychromed leather, metal and silk, 148 &times; 138 &times; 80 cm, Italy</p>

A litter from the 17th-18th century, wood, polychromed leather, metal and silk, 148 × 138 × 80 cm, Italy

A litter for two people, made of wood covered with leather forming panels with different Baroque drawings depicting flowers and vases. At the front is a painted coat-of-arms and a window opens in the side doors that is finished in green silk curtains. The doors close on hinges and iron brackets. Four wooden arms protrude that the servants would hold to move the litter while the nobles sat comfortably inside.

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