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France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 165r

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Two shepherds, one with crook, one with bagpipe, flanking dog and herd of sheep on hillock, look up at angel in arc of heaven with scroll inscribed PUER NATUS EST NOBIS from Isaiah 9:6.
Scene on red background decorated with gold inside foliate initial D.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), hybrid bird.

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