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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 102v

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Initial D:
Psalm 090 (Vulg., 089).
Initial D with ascender decorated with interlaced and foliage, entwined by fantastic animal.
Line ending: two heraldic escutcheons of Boisleux and Neuville-Vitasse.
Line ending: two fantastic animals, one biting the other.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: bird pecking at protruding tongue of fox lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line ending: man wrestling with animal.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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