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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 7v

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Decorated initial B of Canticle of Zacharias, Benedictus dominus deus israhel, with rubric, Ps(almus).
Canticle of Zacharias in Lauds of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid man.
Margin, left, inhabited by hybrid man with long neck.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid man with hooves.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid man with wings at head.
Line endings decorated.

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