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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 96v

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Two decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, D enclosing animal, amd D enclosing animal.
Initial L of Prayer, Largiri digneris domine, decorated with foliate ornament and marginal extensions.
Margins decorated with rectilinear and curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by head of dragon with open jaws swallowing animal, and by hybrid bird.
Margin, lower, inhabited by bird and hybrid man.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid man wearing cap, with long neck, animal legs, and feather tail.
Line ending decorated.

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