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Roman de la Rose
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1390
MS G.32 fol. 6r

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Carol of the God of Love -- 9 figures dancing, including a queen, on either side of the God of Love, winged, outdoors before three trees.
Scene against gold background within gold frame decorated with foliate tendrils.
Near top of left column, red initial G decorated with blue pen flourishes at beginning of text, GRANT SERVICE DOUCH ET PLAISANT / ALOIENT LI OISEL FAISANT…

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