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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1340
MS M.503 fol. 20v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Welcome presenting Rose Branch to Lover -- Welcome, as woman, raising left hand, extends right hand holding rose toward Lover, extending left hand, raising right hand. Rose bush is behind Welcome; three trees are in background.
Scene against gold background, enclosed in red and blue frame with gold corners.
Below miniature, champide initial D beginning text DE LA FUEILLE M(OU)LT ME FIS COI(N)TE / ET Q(UA)NT IE ME UI SI ACOINTE.

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