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Miniature showing 1. Arachne at her loom, surrounded by men, with scene of lovers on tapestry and female figure on bare warp threads; 2. Arachne hung by a rope in a bare gray chamber, arms akimbo.  Initial, rubric, border design.

Image ID: 427477

Miniature showing 1. Arachne at her loom, surrounded by men, with scene of lovers on tapestry and female figure on bare ... (ca. 1450)

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Image Title

:  Miniature showing 1. Arachne at her loom, surrounded by men, with scene of lovers on tapestry and female figure on bare warp threads; 2. Arachne hung by a rope in a bare gray chamber, arms akimbo. Initial, rubric, border design.

Additional Name(s)

: Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 -- Author

Specific Material Type

: mss. text

Item/Page/Plate

: f. 17

Source

: Des cleres et nobles femmes.

Source Description

: ff. vi + 78 + vi, 405 x 286 mm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Spencer Collection

Catalog Call Number

: Spencer Collection Ms. 033

Digital ID

: 427477

Record ID

: 251690

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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