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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 90r

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Badger -- Man tending small fire; man wearing hat, holding leashes of two dogs, probably greyhounds, with left hand and indicating with right; trap covering hole; dog entering badger hole next to man raising hammer(?); two men wearing hats, stabbing badger with spears while two dogs, probably greyhounds, attack the badger.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees, against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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