Type of sourceDatabase “Metropolitan Museum of Art”
Fund that the source refers toMetropolitan Museum of Art
Designed by Matteo Florimi, Italian, active Siena, ca. 1581-died 1613, published by Francesco de’ Franceschi, Italian, active 16th century, Venice.
From top to bottom, and left to right:
Design composed of 3 horizontal registers. Top register is decorated with 3 upside-down triangular motifs that are separated into 2 groups and sit on ornamented rectangular bases; left triangle is decorated with a fleur-de-lis, middle triangle is decorated with a flower above a circle, and right triangle is decorated with a heart. Middle register is decorated with a curving vine of flowers and acorns that has an urn placed at the center. Bottom register is decorated in the center with a flower with a stem forming 2 curves, under which exist two 8-pointed stars.