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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 91v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Old Woman bringing Wreath from Lover to Welcome -- Old woman, wearing kerchief-veil extends floral wreath with right hand toward man, representing Personification of Welcome, peering from window of prison tower. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves. Above miniature in left column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT LA VIEILLE MAQ(UE)RELE / POURCHACE A L’AMA(N)T SA QUERELE / ET PRESENTE .I. IOLIS CHAPEL / A BELACUEIL LE DOULZ ET BEL Below miniature in left column, champide initial L at beginning of text, LA VIEILLE ILEUC PLUS NE SEIOURNE / LETROT A BEL AC(UEIL) SENTOURNE …

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