Palii - Quintana di Ascoli Piceno


The Palio is the painted drawer that is given to the winner of thee Joust. From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance the Palio was a large fine silk velvet drapery, from which clothes, curtains, tablecloths, cook, etc… Could be obtained, already in the 19th century the custom of giving to the winner a true painted banner.

At the Pinacoteca of Ascoli Piceno there are several sketches for the Palio of Sant’Emidio made by the artist Giulio Gabrielli (1832-1910).

Enjoy and live the medieval atmosphere of the Quintana!

Visit Ascoli and enjoy the extraordinary horse races in July and August.

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