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Manuscript embroidery or needle-work pattern book, presented to Leonora Vigoleno

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Identifier: Coll-1431
Scope and Contents The volume is hand-coloured. The drawings are sketched in ink outline with colour wash. The designs show borders, mostly floral but also including abstract and classical repeat patterns, together with some corner patterns and individual motifs. Quarto. Title page within floral border and with finely drawn crane motif, stitched into 18th century past-paper boards. Vaghi lavori delle donne presenta/ti alla virtuosa e nobile / Leonora Vigoleno / la qual opera dissegnata da...
Dates: 1790-1800

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  • Subject: Embroidery X