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Le pèlerinage de la vie humaine
France, second quarter of the 14th century
M.1038 fol. 62r

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Pèlerinage: Scene, Pilgrim with Sloth -- Sloth, wearing wimpled headdress, holds axe in left hand. Beside her stands Pilgrim (Guillaume de Deguileville), wearing monk's habit and hood and pilgrim's scrip with strap across his breast, holding staff with both hands.
Pèlerinage: Pride and Flattery -- Pride, with long pointed horn extending from her forehead, wearing wimpled headdress, holding club in right hand and horn in left hand, sits on shoulders of Flattery, wearing wimpled headdress, holding mirror in extended left hand.

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