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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 43v

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Fence with gate encloses kennel with grassy area occupied by dogs, two men carrying one basin, two men holding straw, and one man, with four collars or leashes draped over right arm, putting collar (?) on one of a pack of five dogs accompanied by another man. Kennel with open lower story, barred and shuttered windows on upper stories. On pinnacle of roof, banner inscribed with three fleurs de lis. All against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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