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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 35r

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Christ: noli me tangere -- Mary Magdalen, nimbed, wearing wimpled veil, kneels with her joined hands raised toward Christ, cross-nimbed, beardless, wearing mantle and showing wounds. He stands with His right hand lowered and holding cross-staff in His right hand. Both flank tree.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions, and inhabited by hybrid man-dragon in the lower margin.

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