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Berlin of the Patriarchs

Ceremonial vehicle, from the Palace of S. Vicente de Fora, used by the Patriarchs of Lisbon.

Berlin of the Patriarchs
1
The body is closed and has crimson curtains.
2
The panels are decorated with mythological scenes and the Coat of Arms of the Patriarchs.
3
The interior is upholstered in crimson velvet embroidered with large floral motifs.
4
The coachman’s seat is decorated with a heart which symbolizes Charity.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 18th
  • Vehicle
  • ceremonial
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • V 0038
  • Dimensions
  • 580 x 210 x 267 cm

1 – The body is closed and has crimson curtains.

2 – The panels are decorated with mythological scenes and the Coat of Arms of the Patriarchs.

3 – The interior is upholstered in crimson velvet embroidered with large floral motifs.

4 – The coachman’s seat is decorated with a heart which symbolizes Charity.

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