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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 99v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Welcome thanking Lover for Wreath -- Personification of Welcome gestures toward Lover, wearing belted purse, extending his hands toward her. Scene against patterned background of lozenges within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in left column.
In bottom of right column of fol. 99r, rubric caption of scene.
Below miniature in left column, initial E decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, ENCLINS LE SALU DE VENUE / ET CIL AUSSI ME RESALUE / ....

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