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France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.201 fol. 176r

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Virgin Mary: Birth -- Within initial G, Anna, nimbed, wearing headdress reclines, her head on pillows, on draped bed with canopy. In foreground, beside the bed, midwife, wearing headdress, bathes infant Virgin Mary, nimbed, in basin. Another midwife or maidservant, wearing headdress is on other side of the bed.

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