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Bible historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1325
MS M.322 I, fol. 21r

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Noah: in Ark -- In compartments are heads of Noah and his wife, veiled, heads of another woman and man, birds, including rooster, duck (?) and animals, including rabbit, bull, ram, horse (?), dog, ass (?), boar. Ark floating in water, with gold background.
Frame of pink and blue decorated with gold and geometric ornament. Geometric and foliate ornament in margin inhabited by butterfly and bird, and rabbit pursued by dog.
Illustration of Genesis 7:1-5.

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