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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 122v

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Scene, Liturgical: Celebration of Mass -- Two men, possibly acolytes, one with joined hands raised, stand behind lectern. In front of lectern kneels young man, holding hem of vestment of priest, raising wafer (host) in both hands, standing before draped altar with book and lighted candles. Scene in church with stone walls, tile floor, and wooden ceiling. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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