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La fleur des histoires de la terre d’Orient by Hayton and Marco Polo’s Le livre des merveilles d’Asie
France, probably Paris, ca. 1410-1412
MS M.723 fol. 149v
Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book II, Chapter 16; Kublai Khan: Scene, distributing Garments to Barons -- Kublai Khan, crowned with crown over hat, stands beside male Mongol, holding out robe with both hands toward four male Mongols.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.
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