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Book of hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 205v

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Miniature, column:
1) Christ Child, nimbus as rays, partly draped with mantle and wearing loin cloth, with right hand raised in blessing and with left hand holding cross-surmounted tripartite globe, standing on grassy mound beneath canopy.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Within cloudy frame and against gold background five angels, many flying or half figures holding Instruments of Passion from clockwise: nail, tau-cross, sponge on reed, crown of thorns and two other nails.

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