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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 137r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) centaur backturned, wearing headgear, holding kettle or basket with both hands, in upper margin; 2) hybrid man as archer, wearing hat, pulling right arm back as if shooting arrow, holding bow in extended left hand, in right margin; 3) angel emerging from flower, arms extended, holding crown in each hand, in lower margin. Text from suffrage to George of Cappadocia.



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