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Bird: Fantastic.
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1440
MS M.357. Fol. 115r

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Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by fantastic bird grasping foliage in beak; half figure of man emerging from bud or pod, holding bow in raised left hand, looking up toward the bird; two-headed hybrid, foliage emerging from head on left. Text framed on three sides by gold bars decorated with flowering vine.
Text is None from Hours of the Trinity for Sunday.

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