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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 153r

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Initial E enclosing head of man.
Initial E enclosing head of woman or youthful man.
Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: winged man with tail, wearing hat, holding handcrutch in each hand, walking on pattens; half figure of winged woman, emerging from foliage, wearing hat holding bow as weapon or bow for musical instrument in right hand and arrow in left hand.

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