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France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1245-1250
MS M.269 fol. 109v

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Within initial E:
David: cherished by Abishag -- David, crowned, reclines on draped bed, looking up at Abishag, wearing fillet, flanked by two men, one touching her right shoulder and the other touching her left side.
Scene against gold background within initial with foliate ornament.
Beginning of I Kings (Vulg., III Kings).

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