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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 165r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including strawberry, inhabited by: 1) monkey hanging from vine with three legs and grasping another vine with fourth leg, in upper margin; 2) cat, reaching toward mouse with left forepaw, in right margin; 3) centaur, wearing hat, holding shield with left hand and spear with right hand, in lower margin. Text from Mass for Virgin Mary.



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