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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 119r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) hybrid man, wearing hat, with body of camel, in upper margin; 2) hybrid man, wearing bishop's miter, holding crozier in right hand, and raising left hand, in right margin; 3) two men, wearing headgear and hat, standing in three footed cauldron, each holding paddle, in lower margin (Scene, Sports and Games). Text from the Office of the Dead.

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