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Hybrid Man.
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1440
MS M.357. Fol. 144r

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Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by hybrid, with human face, wearing pointed hood with ears in upper margin, by dog sitting on chair with footrest, holding scepter with right front paw in right margin, and by dragon in lower margin. Text framed on three sides by gold bars decorated with flowers and intertwining vines.
Text is Matins of Hours of the Sacrament.

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