Renaissance Strap-Work Frame
This Renaissance strap-work frame was made between 1576-1577 in Germany. Made out of bronze tablets, the design usually contained foliage, palmettes, festoons and garlands of fruit, fluttering ribbons, cherub-heads are frequently added. Strap-work frame was an invention of the Renaissance.
KeywordsGerman, Renaissance, frame, foliage, 16th century, Tablets, Renascence, .de, Strap-work, cherub-heads, garlands
Meyer, Franz Sales Handbook of Ornament (New York, NY: The Bruno Hessling Company, 1904)