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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 9v

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Sons of God: Marriage -- Tonsured priest stands joining right hand of woman, wearing belted purse, and lifting skirt, with right hand of man, all flanked by three female witnesses, one wearing draped headdress and one wearing wimpled veil, and by one male witness, wearing draped headgear. Scene with building and landscape with tree.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 06:02.

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