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Ornamento delle belle & virtuose donne, page 22 (recto)

Ornamento delle belle & virtuose donne, page 22 (recto)

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Published by Matteo Pagano, Italian, 1515-1588, Venice, bound by Lloyd, Wallis & Lloyd, British, active London after 1821. From top to bottom, and left to right:Design composed of 6 horizontal registers. First register is decorated with a central pattern of overlapping diamonds and hexagons that is surrounded on the top and bottom by a curving vine with leaves. Second register is decorated with 2 diamond shapes containing an interlace motif, which are surrounded by smaller diamonds and 8-petaled flowers. Third register is decorated with a pattern of sideways 'S's. Fourth register is decorated with a pattern of diamonds containing a series of smaller diamonds stacked upon one another. Fifth register is decorated with an alternating pattern of a group of 4 diamonds followed by a group of 8 diamonds. Sixth register is decorated with a white zigzagging line upon a black background.
Matteo Pagano (Italian, 1515–1588) , Venice
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Date

1554
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Source

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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