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Teatro delle Nobili et Virtuose Donne..., page 11 (recto)

Teatro delle Nobili et Virtuose Donne..., page 11 (recto)

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Written by Isabella Catanea Parasole, Italian, ca. 1575-ca. 1625, published by Mauritio Bona, Rome. From top to bottom, and left to right:Design composed of 5 horizontal registers that form a corner. First register is decorated with a flower that is attached to the inside of the corner. Second register is decorated with a pattern of foliage forming 'S' shapes. Third register is decorated with a pattern of coiling vines and flowers that flank a central foliage element in the shape of an 'X' with fleurs-de-lis at each of its corners and an eagle above it. Fourth register is decorated with an alternating pattern of right-side up and upside-down 'u' shapes. Fifth register is decorated with a pattern of flowers with encircling stems; the middle flower has a cross at its center.
Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625)
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1616
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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