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Italy, probably Taranto, 1350-1400
MS M.200 fol. 178r

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Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, crossed nimbus, eyes closed, head inclined, wearing long loincloth, bleeding from wounds, is affixed with three nails to cross with supadaneum. Cross is flanked above by two flying angels, with joined hands, and below, by seven men, two with joined hands raised, looking up at Christ. All within initial D. Border of floreate vine scroll enclosing text. Text is collect from 1st Vespers on feast of Corpus Christi.

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