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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 68v

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Penelope writing to Ulysses -- Penelope, wearing turban style headdress with jewel surmounted by crown (?), and fur-trimmed gown, extends letter with seal to man wearing hat with liripipe, and long fur-lined tunic. They are flanked by woman and by man wearing tall brimless hat and fur-lined tunic.
Scene in room with drapery on walls, arches behind drapery, wooden ceiling and tile floor.
Champie initial A with spray-work.

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