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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 164r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including strawberry, inhabited by: 1) monkey, seated, both paws holding pestle in mortar, in upper margin; 2) hybrid man, wearing almuce or wolf skin, playing shawm or horn held with both hands, in right margin; 3) hybrid man, wearing hood, playing triangle held in raised hands, in lower margin. Text from Mass for the Assumption.

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