Livre des merveilles du monde
France, probably Angers
281 x 220 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1911
MS M.461, fols. 13v–14r
Like the first image of Britain in this manuscript, the scene here depicts a strange place filled with men who paint their bodies in many colors and women who paint themselves black so as to travel incognito.