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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460
M.387 fol. 113v

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Ursula of Cologne, nimbed and crowned, holding three arrows in right hand, stands with arms extended, shielding with ermine lined cloak, women, pope wearing triple crowned tiara, clerics, cardinal, three with joined hands, most only head visible. Ursula stands before tent held open by two angels.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by bird. Scroll inscribed SAGITTE TUE INFIXE SUNT MICHI. P(SALMU)S XXXVII (Psalm 38:2, Vulg., 37:3)

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