Sgraffito or scraffito, Guarda, Lower Engadine, Switzerland.
Cobblestones lead to front door of an historic building decorated with sgraffito (or scraffito, plural: sgraffiti), a technique of wall decor where layers of plaster tinted in contrasting colors are applied to a moistened surface. 17th century Guarda is one of the best preserved and characteristic villages of the Lower Engadine. Visit Guarda in Graubünden canton, Switzerland, the Alps, Europe. The Swiss valley of Engadine translates as the “garden of the En (or Inn) River” (Engadin in German, Engiadina in Romansh, Engadina in Italian).Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download