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Netherlands, Haarlem, 1445-1460
MS M.1031 fol. 130r

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Veronica's Veil -- Within initial O, Veronica, wearing hat with wimple, displays, holding with both hands, cloth decorated with head of Christ, crossed nimbus.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament and bunches of twigs, and inhabited by magpie, angel with hands draped and extended, and by half figure of prophet, wearing hat, holding scroll with right hand.

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