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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 26r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Shame and Fear confronting Danger sleeping in Garden -- Man representing Personification of Danger, wearing hooded garment, with club in left hand, lies with right hand to head on ground before Personification of Shame and Personification of Fear, one veiled; one extends hands toward him, and the other raises right hand. Scene against spiraling filigree background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in right column.
In left column of fol. 26v, rubric caption of scene.
Below rubric caption in left column of fol. 26v, initial A decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils in left column, at beginning of text.

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