Print, Interlace Pattern with White Medallion
The intended purpose of this enigmatic interlaced design, one of six similar motifs produced by Albrecht Dürer after designs by Leonardo da Vinci, is unknown. It may have served as a pattern for embroidery or textiles, or as a demonstration of the artist’s craftsmanship.
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Cite this object as
Print, Interlace Pattern with White Medallion; Designed by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528); Germany; woodcut on off-white laid paper; 1944-37-1-b
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design.