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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 114r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) hybrid animal with head of monkey and body of human, seated, looking at scroll held with both hands; 2) man, seated, wearing hat, grasping vine with left hand and raising pruning hook in right hand, in lower right margin; 3) bird in lower margin. Text from the Office of the Dead.

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