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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 122r

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Line ending: three heraldic escutcheons, the first Neuville-Vitasse, with a label of three, the second Boisleux, and the third Neuville-Vitasse.
Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fantastic animal, playing pipe and tabor, man dancing with back arched, and man playing bagpipe (Sports and Games: Dancing).
Line ending: fantastic animal.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: two men wrestling; decorated escutcheon of gules, a cross argent.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 107:25-34 (Vulg., 106:25-34).

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