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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 17v

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Christ: before Pilate, and Pilate: washing Hands -- Two men present Christ, cross-nimbed (?), with His wrists bound; all stand beside male attendant holding jug above basin before hooded Pilate raising his hands. He stands beside Wife of Pilate wearing wimpled headdress and raising her right hand.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions, and inhabited by dog running in the lower margin.

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