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Designs

1559 (Designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Designs for embroidery from a volume of designs by Lunardo Fero dedicated to Elena Foscara, 16 October 1559.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen and ink and watercolour on paper.
Brief Description
Design for embroidery from a volume of designs by Lunardo Fero
Physical Description
Leaf of three different designs laid out in a horizontal format at regular intervals on cream-coloured laid paper with a watermark. Each design is one wide line of decoration in pen and brown ink including respectively in order: a design of flowers and leaves on either side of a central spade shape drawn in pen and brown ink interlaced with the lines of the plant stems; a symetrical design of red flowers and acanthus painted in green; red carnations alternating with pomegranate shapes each with an internal flower.
Dimensions
  • Height: 19.3cm
  • Width: 14.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'11' (The figure is written in the same brown ink as that in which the designs are drawn.)
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Summary
Designs for embroidery from a volume of designs by Lunardo Fero dedicated to Elena Foscara, 16 October 1559.
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1909, London: Printed For His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1910
Collection
Accession Number
E.1940:11-1909

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record createdSeptember 23, 2005
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