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An opaque white glass used in threads to decorate clear Venetian glass.
- ‘Glass from La Granja carried on many of the classic Venetian techniques such as latticinio (threads of opaque glass embedded in clear glass).’
- ‘This handcrafted Latticinio glass features an intricate rainbow pattern.’
- ‘Jenkinson in Glasgow, Northwood in Stourbridge and Lutz in America created serpent stemmed goblets and latticino vases and bowls with a precision worthy of the originals.’
Italian, literally dairy produce from medieval Latin lacticinium.
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