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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 6v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Carol of God of Love -- Two couples hold hands, including one crowned wimpled female, led by God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, all dancing and following male musician blowing bannered trumpet. Scene against spiraling filigree background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in right column.
Above miniature, rubric caption of scene, LA KAROLE AU DIEU D'AMOURS.
Below miniature, initial L decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, LORS VEISSIES KAROLE ALER / ET GENS MOULT NOBLEM(EN)T BALER / ....

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