Corona delle Nobile et Virtuose Donne, Libro Terzo
Cesare Vecellio (Italian, Pieve di Cadore 1521–1601 Venice) , Venice
Alessandro de' Vecchi (Italian, active Venice, 1570–1629) , Venice
Overall: 5 1/2 x 7 11/16 in. (14 x 19.5 cm)
Books, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Gift of the Guild of Book Workers, 1960
Not on view
Designed by Cesare Vecellio, Italian, Pieve di Cadore 1521-1601 Venice, Venice, published by Alessandro de' Vecchi, Italian, active 17th century, Venice. Illustrated title page, dedication with woodcut initial letter, 24 pages of designs, second to last page contains illustration enclosed by an ornamental border, last page has poem with illustration framed by ornamental design.
Inscription: In ink on front cover "D'Anna Maria" and inside front cover "Questo libro - - - /Anna Sar---"
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620," October 20, 2015–January 10, 2016.