Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 13 (recto)

Author Isabella Catanea Parasole Italian
Publisher Gargano Italian
Binder Hardy-Mennil

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Written by Isabella Catanea Parasole, Italian, ca. 1575-ca. 1625, published by Lucchino Gargano, Venice, bound by Hardy-Mennil.
Design composed of 2 horizontal registers. Top register is decorated with 4 squares that are ornamented with circular and floral motifs; first and fourth squares have the same pattern and second and third squares have the same pattern. Bottom register is decorated with 3 squares; left and right squares contain the same semi-circle pattern, while the middle square is ornamented with a 4-petaled flower.

Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 13 (recto), Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625), Woodcut

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