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Germany, probably in Salem, mid 13th century
M.424 fol. 1v

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Initial B composed of floreate vine scroll decorated with lion heads or masks, and inhabited by quadrupeds, some possibly dogs, and fantastic animals, three nibbling on the masks and two biting vines; one vine terminating with head of serpent biting another vine.
Vine scroll on background of gold; initial B on background of blue and red diaper, all within frames of red and gold.

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