The origins of filleting Fileteado, like tango, was born from a mixture of pretensions, mischief and necessity. Legend has it that two humble children of Italian origin who worked in a workshop were the first to dare to emulate the work that the French lyricists did in the stained glass windows, only they did it on a carriage, without having the slightest technique. And they did it without being asked. On a vehicle that they had to paint gray, they added gold and red firuletes (rollers and ornaments). The result not only did not bother its owner but he took it with
sympathy and proudly displayed it around the city. Soon new orders arrived. Those 10- and 13-year-old boys became the first legendary filleteadors from Buenos Aires. Vicente Brunetti and Cecilio Pascarella started the tradition on carriages. And without jewelry retouching service realizing it, many other people imitated them. The key to the success of the filleters was speed: while the French took hours on details, the filleting was done in a few minutes. What is porteño filleting and what are its features? 7 Today, filleting is a style that is being studied.
The evolution of filleting From then on, specialists emerged who would form part of the history of aesthetics in Buenos Aires: Ernesto Magiori and Pepe Aguado, or artists like Miguel Venturo who incorporated more fantasy. The latter introduced the figure of birds, flowers, diamonds and dragons among the letters on the doors of the trucks. Later, other artists also introduced some superstitions that became the folklore of the city. For example, the identification numbers of bus lines were drawn, and are still drawn