Italian tapestries missing since 1995 found in Florida home, gallery

Sep 19, 2022 477

BY: Daisy Ruth

The FBI’s Italian counterparts, known as the Carabinieri, recovered two missing 16th century Italian tapestries in Florida. According to the FBI, Carabinieri’s Tutela Patrimonio Culturale (which translates to “Protection of Cultural Heritage”) discovered the tapestries, believed to have been lost forever.

The first of the 16th century tapestries was found in a photo in an online publication featuring a restored historical home in Florida. The FBI said the photo showed the tapestry, which had been missing since it was stolen in 1995. The photo was flagged by the Italians for the FBI’s liaison in Rome.

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