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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 99r

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Wolf -- Lamb or sheep with bell on collar, and haunch of deer (?) are enclosed by circle of wattle fence, one of two concentric circles. The outer circle of wattle fence has door opening inward, trapping wolf between the two circles of fence. Another wolf approaches opening in fence.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees, against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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