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Italy, possibly Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
MS G.16 fol. 242r

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Group of saints, some only nimbi visible, including tonsured monk, two saints with hands crossed on breasts, Peter (?) with joined hands, and two bishops wearing miters.
Beginning of Introit for Mass on feast of All Saints.
Initial I enclosing half-figure of Evangelist John, nimbed, holding book.
Beginning of Epistle for Mass on feast of All Saints.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament inhabited by head of man, wearing foliate hat, mouth open into which head of bird inserts beak.
Initial decorated with foliate ornament. Pen-flourished initials.

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