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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 45r

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting -- Eight men demonstrate craft of making rope snares and traps. Another man holds distaff, leading fiber to spinning wheel turned by man, seated. Two men, one holding sack, stand before, and feed, pack of seated or crouching dogs.
Scene in grassy landscape against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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