Ornamento delle belle & virtuose donne, page 13 (recto)

Publisher Matteo Pagano Italian
Binder Lloyd, Wallis & Lloyd British

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Published by Matteo Pagano, Italian, 1515-1588, Venice, bound by Lloyd, Wallis & Lloyd, British, active London after 1821.
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Design composed of 4 vertical columns. First is narrow and is decorated with a black-and-white checkerboard pattern. Second is decorated with a pattern of symmetrical birds that flank a heart-shaped vase. Third column is decorated with a central vase with flower that is flanked on either side by a dragon. Fourth column is decorated with a curving vine with leaves; the top half of the column has a white background, whereas the bottom half has a black background.

Ornamento delle belle & virtuose donne, page 13 (recto), Matteo Pagano (Italian, 1515–1588)  , Venice, Woodcut

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