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France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 96r

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Psalm 098 (Vulg., 097):
Four tonsured clerics wearing copes chant around open book with pseudo-inscription on lectern.
Scene against tooled gold background within floriate initial C.
Upper margin:
Hybrid figure holding objects in both hands, as part of foliate bar.
Left margin:
Right margin:
Lower margin (bas-de-page):
Along foliate bar, peacock sits between two rabbits, one emerging from burrow, one entering second burrow.

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