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France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 153v

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including strawberry, inhabited by: 1) hybrid man, with ass ears, wearing cap, in upper margin; 2) wild man, with cord around shoulders attached to shield or wheat sheaf on his back, climbing vine in left margin; 3) deer, seated, in lower margin. Text from Mass for the Ascension.

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