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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 27r

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Jacob: fleeing from Laban -- Jacob, seated on camel holding reins in right hand, gestures to woman, veiled, mounted on another camel. Two camels, one carrying baggage, and four men, one holding staff and wearing hat, walk ahead. Scene in landscape with trees.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 31:17-21.

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