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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 106r

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Initial F enclosing head of man.
Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: hybrid man wearing cap, with shield with face on breast, turning back, holding knife with left hand at ears, held with right hand, of rabbit head on his hindquarters; winged hybrid man, wearing hat, with knotted sash at waist, back turned, holding sword with left hand and small round shield (buckler) with right hand.

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