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Warburg hours
Belgium, Antwerp, between 1460 and 1470
MS M.1178. Fol. 123r

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Margins inhabited by peacock (upper right), and bas-de-page illustration of two hybrid men with animal bodies, both wearing fool's hats, one conical, both holding shields in form of human-faced masks, aiming lances at each other (Scene, Burlesque: Jousting).
Margins decorated with floreate and foliate decoration, including grapes.
Initial O decorated with foliage and text within three-sided frame for beginning of Prayer to Apostle Peter.

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