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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 97v

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Initial B:
Psalm 085 (Vulg., 084).
Initial B decorated with foliage.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, confronting hybrid man, wearing cap (hybrid couple).
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: two fantastic animals, each biting its neck.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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