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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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Chronique universelle
Text and foliate borders: France, probably Rouen, ca. 1460. Six large miniatures: Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1470-1480. Nine small miniatures, blue borders, widow’s knots, monograms, plaques, scrolls, and heraldic arms: France, possibly Rouen, ca. 1519.
MS M.214 I, fol. 25v

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In left margin, monogram A is encircled by knotted and looped cordeli³•re (widow's knotted cord), with ends terminating in tassels, extending through spiraled scroll inscribed FAIS CE QUE TV VOVRAS A AVOIR FAIT QUANT TV MOVRAS. Below, monogram S is encircled by another knotted and looped cordeli³•re. At upper right is a second monogram S, encircled by a knotted cordeli³•re, and at lower right, a second monogram A, encircled by a knotted cordeli³•re.

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