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Régime du corps
France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450
MS M.0165 fol. 64r

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Initial, upper: Woman, wearing headdress, sits on chair at table, with hands lowered to grains of rice on tabletop, beside pitcher. Scene in grassy landscape with filigree background; all within initial R decorated with pen flourishing. Initial, lower: Bridled and saddled horse pulls cart laden with bundles of oats. Scene in grassy landscape beneath starry night sky; all within initial A decorated with pen flourishing. Initials in Part III in Aldobrandino da Siena, Régime du Corps.

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