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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 104r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) hybrid man wearing hat and raising right hand, in upper margin; 2) fantastic animal in upper right margin; 3) seated hybrid man, wearing hat, holding cloven hoof (aspergil ?) in raised right hand and holding bucket (situla ?) with left hand, with crossed wings for legs, in lower right margin. Text from the Office of the Dead.

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