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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1400
MS M.264 fol. 98r

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Pentecost -- Rays of light extend from dove of Holy Ghost, descending from arc of heaven, toward Apostles, decorated nimbi, seated on ground. In foreground are Apostle Peter, tonsured, holding keys and book in left hand, and Apostle Paul, holding sword in left hand.
Scene against patterned background within gold frame.
Page decorated with foliate border.

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