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Prayer roll
England, Yorkshire, ca. 1500
MS G.39 fol. 14r

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Trinity: Mercy Seat -- Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing crown of thorns and short loin cloth, bleeding from wounds in hands and side, is affixed with three nails to tau cross supported by God, crowned, with right hand raised in blessing, seated on throne inscribed with three crosses. Dove of Holy Ghost is perched on the cross.
Bands of foliate and zoomorphic ornament frame miniature and textblock. Filagree initials.

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