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France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 140r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including rose and strawberry, inhabited by: 1)man, wearing hood crouching in right margin; 2) hybrid man, wearing headgear, with nude torso, turning back holding his tail with left hand in lower margin; 3) vase from which emerges vines and strawberries in lower margin. Text from suffrages to Julian Hospitaler and to Louis IX, King.

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