Detail from Roman de la Rose of miniature Love's dance ( 'La karole damours') with ten figures dancing to drum and bagpipes. (Artois or Picardy), ca. Royal 20 A XVII, (British Library).>>Note how the hems are fastened up.
The shapes. The flowing fabrics and the strong lines of the dancers' bodies are a beautiful contrast, and all together they contort themselves into these organic shapes that are both graceful and powerful. Just begging for a sculpture.
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