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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 59r

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Two decorated initials A of Responsory and I of Versicle for Lesson in Matins of Long Hours of the Cross / Hours of the Passion.
Margins decorated with rectilinear foliate stems.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hooded merman, and fish.
Margin, lower, inhabited by two fishes, one emerging from oven.
Margin, right, inhabited by two fishes, one wearing crown, the other wearing miter.
Line ending decorated.

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