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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 6r

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Decorated initial D, enclosing hybrid rabbit in profile, for Psalm 93:1 (Vulg., 92:1), Dominus regnauit decorem indutus est, and six other decorated initials G, S, S, E, P enclosing animal head, in Lauds of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by veiled hybrid woman, and hooded hybrid man holding scythe.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid man, and nude man bending with switch or hook, exposing anus.
Margin, right, inhabited by monkey running.
Line endings decorated.

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