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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 57r

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Four initials, I, H enclosing animal or bird, and Q enclosing animal, both of Invitatory Psalm 95:8, 9 (Vulg., 94:8, 9), amd I, in Matins of Long Hours of the Cross / Hours of the Passion.
Margins decorated with rectilinear foliate stems.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid animal swallowing sword.
Margin, lower, inhabited by monkey straddling sword.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid man of head, wearing cap, armless, with legs; tree.
Line ending decorated.

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