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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 64v

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Five initials, Q enclosing hybrid animal, E, and G, all of Psalm 13 (Vulg., 12), A of Antiphon, enclosing animal, and S of Chapter, Sicut ouis ad occisionem ductus est, decorated with foliage, in Prime of Long Hours of the Cross / Hours of the Passion.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by bust of male figure with raised left arm.
Margin, left, monkey climbing stalk of foliate stem.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid animal, nude hybrid man, armless, exposing hindquarters, in silver basin, and two rabbits in burrow.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid animal with long beak, on crossbow.
Line endings decorated.

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