Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625)
Antonio Fachetti , Rome
Overall: 5 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. (14 x 20.5 cm)
Books, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1918
Not on view
Designed by Isabella Catanea Parasole, Italian, ca. 1575-ca. 1625, published by Antonio Fachetti, Rome. From top to bottom, and left to right: Design composed of 2 horizontal registers. Top register is narrower and is decorated with 5 triangular motifs formed by a grouping of circular forms. Bottom register is wider and is decorated with diamonds ornamented with a pattern of plain circles and circles with triangles attached to the outside.
Inscription: At top center: "LAVORO DE MEZA AMANDOLINA." At bottom right: "H"