Gemma pretiosa della virtuose donne, page 29 (recto)

Designer Isabella Catanea Parasole Italian
Publisher Gugliemo Facciotti Italian

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Designed by Isabella Catanea Parasole, Italian, ca. 1575-ca.1625, published by Gugliemo Facciotti, Rome.
From top to bottom, and left to right:
Design composed of 2 horizontal registers. Top register is decorated with 3 squares: left and right squares are ornamented with the same motif characterized by 4 semi-circular lines attached to the side of an 'X', while the middle square is ornamented with a quatrefoil motif. Bottom register is decorated with 4 squares that are each ornamented with a circular floral motif (first and fourth squares have the same motif, and second and third squares have the same motif).

Gemma pretiosa della virtuose donne, page 29 (recto), Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625), Woodcut

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