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Book of Hours
France, Poitiers, ca. 1415
MS M.743 fol. 80r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, with joined hands raised, kneels or sits beside Christ, nimbed, crowned, seated on bench holding tripartite globe on left knee and with right hand raised in blessing. Above Mary hovers angel, holding crown. Diaper background.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and floreate ornament, with bands of foliate decoration.

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