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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 108r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, including rose, inhabited by: 1) dog, standing on hind legs with tail between legs, and peacock, both in right margin; 2) man, wearing hood, emerging from flower, holding covered pitcher in right hand and cup in left hand, in kower margin. Text from the Office of the Dead.

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