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La Pratique de l'Aiguille

Author:
Matthias Mignerak
Engraver:
Title by Pierre Firens (French, born Paris 1641)
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to Marie de Medici (Florence 1575–1642 Colgne)
Publisher:
Published by Jean Le Clerc , Paris
Date:
1605
Medium:
Engraving, woodcut
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/4 x 7 1/16 in. (23.5 x 18 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.50.1(1-78)
Not on view
Written by Matthias Mignerak, title page engraved by Pierre Firens, French, born Paris 1641, dedicated to Marie de Medici, Florence 1575-1642 Cologne, published by Jean Le Clerc, Paris.
Engraved title page, dedication with woodcut initial letter, four-page discourse about lace, privilege, 72 pages of designs.
La pratiqve de l’aigville indvstrievse, du tres-excellent milour Matthias Mignerak ... Où sont tracez diuers compartimens de carrez, tous differans en grandeur et inuention, auec les plus exquises bordures, desseins et ordõnances qui sesoient veuz iusques

Vendor: Bernard Quaritch Ltd.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620," October 20, 2015–January 10, 2016.

Lotz 140, Bocher 83, Jessen 920(70 leaves), Guilmard 517.1, Brunet III.1712, T.B.XII.7(Firens), Brunet Suppl. I.369, D'Adda-G.d.B.A. 1864 v.17 429.16, Graesse IV.522, Univ.Cat.II.1373
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