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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 116v

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Samuel: Birth -- Hannah, wearing headdress, lies beneath covers in canopied bed, beside swaddled infant Samuel. Scene in bedroom with wooden ceiling, tiled floor, table with goblets and bread, leaded-glass windows, and kettle over fire in fireplace.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Samuel 01:20.

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