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France, probably Troyes, ca. 1400
MS M.331 fol. 261v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and crowned, with joined hands raised, is seated on bench next to Christ, crossed nimbus, crowned, raising right hand in blessing, holding with left hand cross surmounted tripartite globe.
Background of red and gold.
Margins decorated with border of foliate rinceaux some sprouting from rectilinear bars enclosing text.
Beginning of introit for Mass on feast of the Assumption of the Virgin.

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