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France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.395 fol. 1r

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1) Tobit: blinded -- Two blackbirds fly over head of Tobit, wearing kerchief, laying in canopied bed beneath covers. Scene in room. Illustration of Tobit 02:10 (Vulg. 02:11).
2) Tobit: comforting Fellow Captives -- Tobit, kneeling on ground, sews last of three bodies into shroud. Scene in landscape. Illustration of Tobit 01:18-20 (Vulg. 01:20-21), and Tobias (Vulg.) 02:07-09.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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