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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 169r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including strawberry and rose, inhabited by: 1) hybrid man, wearing hood, looking at urinal in raised left hand (Scene, Burlesque: Doctoring), in upper margin; 2) hybrid man wearing hood, holding horn to mouth with left hand and end of hood with extended right hand, in right margin; 3) woman, wearing wimple and veil, seated in kettle, holding paddle in right hand, in lower margin. Text from Mass for Virgin Mary.

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