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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1520
MS M.307 fol. 81v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, with joined hands, kneels at feet of God, wearing triple crowned tiara with infulae, seated amid rays in mandorla, on bench, raising right hand in blessing, holding with left hand, crown on head of Virgin Mary. Angels with joined hands surround the mandorla.
Margins decorated with border of flowers including viola and dianthus, and inhabited by fly and butterfly.

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