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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 114v

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Bust of male figure, within decorated initial U of UNE PUCELETE PETITE QUI OT NON MARGUERITE ...
Margins decorated with foliate stems and balls.
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, Baptism -- Margaret, nimbed, nude, in font, with joined hands raised toward cleric, wearing headshawl and vestment, with right hand raised to her head, in right margin.
Two hybrid soldiers, one armed with sword, and two soldiers, one standing, holding spear, the other as half figure, in left and lower margins.

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