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2005-06-27 16:49:39

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - He is fully behind Bob Geldof and hisLive 8 poverty awareness concerts, but musician Peter Gabrielbelieves African acts have been sidelined in the rush to securethe biggest names in rock. Former Genesis star Gabriel is holding a concert on July 2for African artists to coincide with the eight main gigs Geldofhas lined up across the globe to pressure world leaders intodoing more to alleviate poverty, especially in Africa. Geldof has had to answer...


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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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