Item No: frk00422
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Guth
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The name in Fraktur is written along the bottom edge of the item. Above it are three flowerpots with large tulips, two tree-like flowering plants atop a triangular base, and a variety of stars and stars within circles, including two large ones in the upper center. The entire document is enclosed by a decorative border.
Henry S. Borneman
Henry S. Borneman, Pennsylvania German Illuminated Manuscripts (Norristown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1937), published as plate 33.
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Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener