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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1340
MS M.503 fol. 6v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Carol of God of Love -- God of Love (Eros), crowned, is flanked by two couples holding hands; man playing bagpipe is at right. Four trees are in background.
Scene against gold background, enclosed in red and blue frame with gold corners.
Below miniature, champide initial L beginning text LORS UEISSIEZ KAROLE ALER / ET GENS M(OU)LT NOBLEM(EN)T BALER.

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