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Old 08-22-2009, 04:44 PM   #16
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http://www3.telus.net/Quattrocento_F...lothgloss.html

is "a glossary of terms relating to clothing in Florence of the Quattrocento".

The entry for turchino is "a turquoise blue".

I guess they'd know if it had a specific fabric connotation - but it seems it doesn't.
(Turquoise also being related to 'Turkish'. )
Now that is going to have a nice place in my links collection... very interesting!
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Old 08-22-2009, 04:46 PM   #17
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I asked my mom about turchino. It means little turk and is a special pattern (striped white and blue) normally used on linen bed covers.
That's very interesting. mtravellerh
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New Turchino is a great tasting caffeine beverage!

No, it's not. It's a sporty new economy car!

It's a beverage!

It's a sports car!

Relax, Turchino is both! It's a great tasting drink and a gas-saving new automobile.

(In truth, I don't know what the heck it is.)
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Old 08-22-2009, 09:54 PM   #19
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this was a very interesting thread, thank you sparrow for asking the question.
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this was a very interesting thread, thank you sparrow for asking the question.
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