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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1420
M.374 fol. 122v

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Within initial S, Gregory the Great, rays as nimbus, wearing triple-crowned tiara, holding in right hand, object, possibly aspergil, and in left hand, processional cross, with background of dado below blue wall decorated with gold scrollwork.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux, some emerging from ends of vertical bar in center.
Beginning of Introit for feast of Gregory the Great, 03.12.

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