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Daily life - Activities -


Through representations of the life of Christ or of the saints,
various daily activities of the late Middle Ages have been painted.

In the house,

servant carrying a bucket of water

Servants come and go ;
they transport everything on their heads ;
and tuck up their skirts to be more agile.

preparation of a new-born baby's bath

Children are looked after : here, in the room where a childbirth has taken place, a woman is preparing a new-born baby's bath.

Tables are prepared for the meals in the common rooms, or in larger houses, in the « tinel ».


- In the fields -
Other activities less frequent -