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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1340
MS M.503 fol. 34r

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Roman de la Rose: Wheel of Fortune -- Fortune as woman wearing blindfold, standing behind wheel, grasping spokes with both hands.
Scene against gold background, enclosed in pink and blue frame with gold corners.
Below miniature, champide initial C beginning text CAR LA DEBONAIRE ET LA MOLE / LEUR MENT ET LES BOULE ET AFOLE.

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