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Le tissage de la tapisserie -- "Die Lof der Vrouwen" a Dutch version of the "Cité des Dames" of Christine de Pisan, written in 1475 at the desire of "Jan de Baenst Riddere Heere van Sint Joris." Vellum; with coarsely executed miniatures and illuminated initials, some of which are unfinished, or the spaces for them left blank. -- British Library, Add MS 20698

Le tissage de la tapisserie -- "Die Lof der Vrouwen" a Dutch version of the…

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Via Jesse Hurlbut's most excellent site: Boccaccio, De Claris mulieribus…

Lecture d'un message - mail Orange

It's About Time: Illuminated Manuscripts - Women Spinning, Carding, Combing, & Weaving

The Holy Family at Work. Mary is at the loom. Book of Hours of Catherine of Clèves, decorated by the Dutch artist, the Clèves Master, c. 1440

Jesus in a baby walker, OMG! The Holy Family at Work. Book of Hours of Catherine of Clèves, decorated by the Dutch artist, the Clèves Master, c.

Miniature showing Antonia in her widowhood, spinning at her wheel while female attendants card and twist. Initial and border design. Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375

Miniature showing Antonia in her widowhood, spinning at her wheel while female attendants card and twist. Initial and border design.

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