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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 127r

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Constable (?), wearing hat with badge, holding raised sword in right hand and with another sword sheathed at waist, is flanked by two corpses (skeletons), each pulling on one of the Constable's arms. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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