Pretiosa Gemma delle virtuose donne, page 26 (recto)
Author Isabella Catanea Parasole Italian
Publisher Gargano Italian
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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 consists of 2 sections: left section is decorated and with a small floral and larger ornamented triangular motif; right section is decorated with a square containing a snowflake surrounded by a series of ornamented circles. Bottom register is decorated with 3 squares; left and right squares frame diamonds with central circular motifs that flank a square in the middle with a snowflake surrounded by a series of ornamented circles.