Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 23 (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 a central section that is framed on the top and bottom by a decorative border characterized by triangles and 8-pointed star shapes. Middle section is decorated with a series of diamonds that form a sideways 'S' motif upon an ornamented background of diamonds with circular forms.

Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 23 (recto), Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625), Woodcut

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