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Pausing before he descended a staircase in the Lacis Museum of Lace & Textiles offices in Berkeley, California, director Jules Kliot gestured toward a framed composition on the adjacent wall. The image, believed to date to the late eighteenth century, depicts the famed Fontana dell’Acqua Paola, a baroque fountain

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