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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460
MS M.972 fol. 47r

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Nude Christ Child, rays as cross nimbus, wearing rosary (?) around neck, is seated on red cushion holding with right hand cross with three nails and with crown of thorns hung on it; scourge is in His left hand. (Instruments of Passion).
In miniature, foreground of grass, background of gold foliate ornament.
Upper and lower margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including strawberries.

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