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2009-02-24 16:24:40

Lawyers for a 102-year-old Italian woman said she has won a 12-year-old property dispute with her family but she still faces two appeals. Basilio Cupaiolo, a lawyer for Amalia Cuccioletti, 102, said a Macerata judge ruled to allow her to tear down buildings on land once owned by her great-grandfather, but Italy's three-tier justice system means it could be several years before his client can obtain final permission -- years she likely does not have left, ANSA reported Tuesday. It's only the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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