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Book of Hours
France, possibly Lille, ca. 1445
M.304 fol. 92r

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Apostle, Thomas: Incredulity -- Christ, nimbed, body partially draped, exposing wound in side, indicates the wound with right hand, holding cross-staff with left hand. Thomas, nimbed, touches the wound with right hand, raising left hand, kneeling on one knee.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament inhabited by archer aiming arrow at hybrid man holding shield with left hand and spear with right hand; hybrid man wearing hat, holding club; monkey amid foliage.

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