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Fonds — Box: CLX-D-33, Volume: Coll-1787 / SC-Acc-2016-0167, n/a: data_value_missing_eb9ec0472293b6007724dd40c861fe08
Large folio, calf-backed boards, morocco label - Pattern Book - on the upper cover. Whatman paper watermarked 1805... ff.28 used.Charlotte Elizabeth's designs occupy the full folio page and are drawn in ink. She got her collection from a number of aristocratic ladies, and she has noted some of their names, occasionally identifying and dating the design. Among the ladies noted are: Lady Montague, Lady Haddington, Lady Hope, Lady Queensberry, Miss Graham, Elizabeth Moore of Shenstone House,...
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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...