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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 120r

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Theseus with Minotaur -- Minotaur (dragon), holding in mouth, ball of thread that dangles to floor, looks toward Theseus, wearing tall brimless hat and fur lined tunic, right hand resting on head of minotaur (dragon), left hand holding thread. Ariadne, wearing hennin with veil, and vair lined gown, raising right hand, stands at right.
Scene in room with decorated wall, wood ceiling, and tile floor.
Champie initial M with spray-work.

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