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Italy, 1482
MS M.893 fol. 80v

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Resurrection of Dead -- Cloth containing three souls, hands joined, nude (?), all looking up, is held at each end by angel standing on cloud. Below are three open graves. Above on field of blue with gold stars is bust of God, with rays as nimbus, raising right hand in gesture of blessing and holding globe surmounted by cross in left hand. Scene has background of gold and red diaper, and foreground of grass with flowering plants.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament.

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