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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 109v

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Initial L enclosing head of man or woman wearing headdress.
Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man emerging from foliage, wearing helmet, and brushes (?) as epaulets on shoulders, raising right hand, holding halberd with left hand; half-figure of man, emerging from foliage, wearing cap and flowing wrap.

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