“The Fifth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Seven Six-pointed Stars

Albrecht Dürer German
After Leonardo da Vinci Italian

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Embroidery pattern made up out of so-called knot work. The main pattern has a circular shape and is presented in white on a dark ground. The knotted ropes or straps form six-pointed stars: one in the middle and six surrounding it. On all four corners another, leaf-shaped ornament has been added which sticks out of the circle. The tips of the bottom two leaves fall outside of the image.

“The Fifth Knot”. Interlaced Roundel with Seven Six-pointed Stars, Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg), Woodcut

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