Traditional Sicilian Papyrus "Fonte Aretusa" in Syracuse

$20.50 $41.00

Each piece from A Putia du Re is 100% handmade. This Papyrus paper was made in Syracuse, Sicily; every single sheet is signed by the artist. The one in this list depicts the "Fontana delle Papere" (or Fontana Aretusa) in downtown Syracuse, next to the Duomo Square. This is a unique environment where the Papyrus plants grown by themselves in the water. Papyrus paper was made and used in Sicily since the Greek time, about first millennium BCE.
It is great to make a frame and hang it in your living room, bedroom or dining room.
We import those items from Sicily to the U. S. for the enjoyment of our customers.

This is one of a kind item, impossible to reproduce exactly as it is. It comes in five sizes: 24 in x 16.5 in; 16.5 in x 11.5 in; 11.6 in x 8 in; 8.25 in x 6 in; 6 in x 4 in.

Proudly made in Sicily and shipped from Maryland.

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Reviews (2)


Exactly as pictured and described. Carefully packaged.

This papyrus is nicely done, very pretty. It will be decorating a travel journal for a trip to Sicily. It couldn’t be more perfect!

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