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Book of Hours
France, Poitiers, ca. 1415
MS M.743 fol. 115r

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies -- Four hooded mourners stand behind two tonsured priests, wearing vestments, standing at lectern with open book with pseudo inscription. Before them is bier, draped with cross-inscribed pall, surrounded by catafalque with lighted candles.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and floreate ornament, with bands of foliate decoration.

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