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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 139v

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Initial I enclosing half-figure of Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding tripartite globe with left hand.
Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man wearing hood, playing lute, emerging from foliage; half-figure of man emerging from foliage, holding mirror with right hand, touching face with left hand.

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