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Internationally known Sicilian wood carver George Petralia.


Pictured here is Maruo Giuffrida of Viagrande, in the province of Catania, Sicily, Italy, with his award winning 'Carretto di Garra" or Sicilian Competition Cart or Show Cart.

The display dressing on the cart and horse are called "finimenti".

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