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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. 237r

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book III, Chapter 20 -- Two male figures approach two Brahmin merchants standing behind table with wares. Figure, possibly female, possibly nude, looks on from behind trees in background.
Representation of the province of Lar in India.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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