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Book of Hours
Belgium, possibly Ghent, ca. 1480-1490
M.278 fol. 68r

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Christ: before Pilate -- Group of soldiers, most only helmets visible, stand behind Christ, nimbed, clasping hands, before Pilate, wearing hat and ermine lined cloak, seated on throne.
Interior scene with arched openings, all within initial D composed of white foliate ornament.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament including viola, daisy, white vine scroll, and strawberry and inhabited by bee.

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