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Roman de la Rose
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1390
MS G.32 fol. 89r

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Miniature in right column:
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Old Woman speaking to Welcome -- Old Woman, wearing peaked headress with wimple, stands, leaning on tau-staff in right hand and raising left hand toward male Personification of Welcome, wearing red chaplet and red garment, standing with arms folded;
wreath, mentioned in text below, not depicted.
Scene in room, within frame decorated with two tendrils of trefoil leaves.
Miniature below two lines of text, N’EN AURES BLAME NE VERGONGNE / DE RIENS PREDRE QUE IE VOUS DONGNE / and above blue initial B with red pen flourishes at beginning of text, BELACUEIL SANS DIRE AUTRE CHOSE / LE CAPEL PRENT ET SI LE POSE / …

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