La Vera Perfettione del Disegno, Giovanni Ostaus

La Vera Perfettione del Disegno, Giovanni Ostaus

La Vera Perfettione del Disegno
Giovanni Ostaus
Venetia
1591
Pressmark 95.0.39

Most pattern books included sections on lace and cutwork as well as embroidery and were small enough to be easily handled. The patterns were mainly floral or geometric, suitable for repeating as borders, but sometimes whole scenes were drawn out, such as the one shown here.