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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 144r

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Initial D enclosing half-figure of man possibly prophet, wearing turban like headdress, indicating the text with right hand.
Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man wearing turban like headdress emerging from foliage; half-figure of man, emerging from foliage gesturing with both hands.

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