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Book of Hours
France, possibly Lille, ca. 1445
M.304 fol. 15r

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Daniel: brought before Nebuchadnezzar -- Within initial D, two men or man and woman, stand behind throne on which sits Nebuchadnezzar, crowned, holding scepter in right hand, raising left hand. Daniel, flanked by two soldiers stands before him.
Scene in landscape with trees
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament inhabited by hybrid man, wearing foliate hat, holding distaff under left arm, grasping yarn with left hand and holding spindle with right hand; man wearing hat, possibly dancing; two confronted nude men wearing hats, each astride fantastic animal, and holding pedum (?).

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