Type of sourceDatabase “Metropolitan Museum of Art”
Fund that the source refers toMetropolitan Museum of Art
Designed by Isabella Catanea Parasole, Italian, ca. 1575-ca. 1625, published by Antonio Fachetti, Rome.
From top to bottom, and left to right:
Design is divided into 2 halves. Left half is decorated with 2 triangular motifs formed by curving vines with flowers that sit upon an ornamented rectangle, inside which are 8-petaled flowers that flank a central mandorla shape. Right half is decorated with 2 ellipse motifs with a flower at the very top that sit upon an ornamented rectangle, inside which are 2 circles decorated with foliage and acorn motifs.