Macchine

Structures built for festivals, ceremonies, and funerals during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
13655
Names
macchine
macchina

More Definitions

Structures built for festivals, ceremonies, processions, and funerals, particularly when referring to such structures dating to the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe. They may take many forms, including the form of a monument, building, or sculpture. Although macchine may be portable, for more modern portable structures used in parades, use "floats (vehicles)."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300048776. The J. Paul Getty Trust.