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Detailed Manuscript Information (based on Ernest Langlois, Les manuscrits du Roman de la rose. Description et classement, Geneva: Slatkine Reprints, 1974, p. 61-62):
Parchment, measure: 330 x 236mm, 216 fols, two rubrics at 38 lines. Beginning of second folio: Que j'oy près d'ileques bruire (or the following verse added at the top margin: Car je ne sceuz ailleurs deduire).
The Roman appears on fols 2-175r, followed by the Testament on fols 177r-206r and the Sept articles de la foi on fols 208r-214r. Fols 1 and 176 are blank, fols 214-216 contain numerous reflexions in verse and prose, in Latin and French on the Roman and the Testament.
Lover reminds Fair Welcoming of his promise.
Fair Welcoming on the left
Lover on the center
The Rose on the right
1. Fair Welcoming:
Floor-length loose fitting blue robe
Red flipped brim cap
Fitted floor-length red pleated robe
Lover embraces and breathes in the scent of the rose. Similarly to BSG, Ms. 1126, fol. fol. 154v, Fair Welcoming looks on as the lover grasps the rosebush with his hands raised at shoulder level.
Arched lattice entrance draped with roses
Wooden Lattice work draped with roses
Wall made of stone bricks
Round woven basket
Roses on lattice
Rose bush at center of garden
2 apple trees
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