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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 14r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Five nimbed angels fly, emerging from clouds. Four swing censers and three hold navettes. The fifth crowns Virgin Mary, nimbed, raising joined hands toward Christ, cross-nimbed, raising His right hand and holding book with two straps in His left hand. Both sit on bench on which is a book with two straps in the center and two candles in candlesticks at sides.
Scene with gold background, within decorated frame. Scene caption in French above, SI (COM) NOSTRES SIRES CORENE SA MERE ET LI E(N)GELES LE(N)UEURENT.

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