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Bible historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1325
MS M.322 I, fol. 18v

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Adam, Eve and Infant Seth -- Eve, veiled, left hand raised, stands before Adam and Seth, as adult, both wearing pointed hats, the foremost raising his right hand. Crenellated wall at right; burnished gold background.
Frame of pink and blue decorated with gold and geometric ornament. Geometric and foliate ornament, rinceau, in margin.
Illustration of Genesis 4:25.

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