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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 81r

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Five decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, E, N enclosing hybrid animal, S, I, and I.
Margins decorated with rectilinear stems.
Margin, upper, inhabited by half figure of man gesturing, and by hybrid animal with beak.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid woman wearing snood with fillet, holding grapnel, on foliate stem.
Margin, right, inhabited by rabbit leaping above bagpipe.
Line endings decorated.

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