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France, Paris, 1375-1400
MS M.229 fol. 204r

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Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon -- Margaret, nimbed, holding cross between joined hands raised, emerges from back of dragon, with drapery hanging from its mouth. Scene is surrounded by crennellated walls, with closed door flanked by two arrow slits and two towers. Outside of walls donor (?), wearing pointed headdress, with joined hands raised, kneels looking toward Margaret.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament on rectilinear bars.

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