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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 128v

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Legend, Dance of Death -- Knight Templar (?), wearing hat, and fur-lined mantle inscribed with cross, is flanked by two corpses (skeletons), each grasping one of the knight's arms. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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