Les Secondes Oeuvres, et Subtiles Inventions De Lingerie du Seigneur Federic de Vinciolo Venitien
Federico de Vinciolo (Italian, active Paris, ca. 1587–99)
Jean Le Clerc , Paris
Catherine de Bourbon (French, 1558–1604)
Overall: 9 7/16 x 6 1/2 in. (24 x 16.5 cm)
Books, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1939
Not on view
Designed by Federic de Vinciolo Venitien, published by Jean Le Clerc, Paris, dedicated to Catherine de Bourbon, French, 1558-1604. Title page with illustrated border, advice to reader with woodcut initial letter and headpiece, empty wreath (for portrait of Catherine de Bourbon), dedication, sonnet in Catherine's honor, sonnet honoring ladies, privilege, 64 pages of designs, 47 pages of grid patterns, 5 pages of discourse about lacing (all text with woodcut initial letters).
Vendor: George Bates
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620," October 20, 2015–January 10, 2016.