La Pratique de l'Aiguille, title page (recto)
Not on view
Written by Matthias Mignerak, title page engraved by Pierre Firens, French, born Paris 1641, dedicated to Marie de Medici, Florence 1575-1642 Cologne, published by Jean Le Clerc, Paris.
Title is printed in black in the center of the page. Surrounding the title is an engraved border that is illustrated with a coat of arms at the top center, several putti, and 2 female figures (left inscribed with "DIANA" and right inscribed with "PALLAS") holding looms decorated with a sewn design. At the bottom center of the border is a pillow ornamented with a floral design that is surrounded by various tools of textile production.