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France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 112r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including rose and strawberry, inhabited by: 1) soldier wearing helmet, seated behind shield, with right leg visible, in upper right margin; 2) hybrid man, raising right arm, drinking from long-necked flask held to mouth by left hand, in lower right margin. Text from the Office of the Dead.

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