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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 45r

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Trinity: Two Persons flanking Dove, and Christ: seated at Right Hand of God -- Cross-nimbed dove of Holy Ghost descends, glancing toward Christ, cross-nimbed, holding book in draped left hand, beside God, cross-nimbed, holding book in left hand. Both raise their right hands and sit on bench.
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions, and inhabited by dog pursuing rabbit in the lower margin.

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