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France, Paris, early 16th century
MS M.1114 fol. 75v

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Angel, Archangel Michael: transfixing Dragon -- Archangel Michael, nimbed raising sword with right hand, holding round shield (buckler) with left hand, wearing armor, stands on back of dragon, head turned, tongue emerging from mouth.
Margins decorated with lattice work and border of floreate ornament and inhabited by bird and butterfly.

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