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France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 144v

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) hybrid man, with body of camel having two casks hung over hump in upper margin; 2) head of man, wearing hood emerging from flower, in left margin; 3) bird in lower margin. Text from Fifteen Joys of the Virgin.

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