Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 18 (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 2 semi-ellipse motifs ornamented with a very similar floral pattern; motif on the right side is formed by lines that are dotted as opposed to solid white. Bottom register is decorated with a pattern of squares ornamented with a diamond pattern.

Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 18 (recto), Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625), Woodcut

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