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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 164r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: man wearing hat, face distorted, raising scourge with right hand, holding bucket with left hand, walking on pattens strapped to his lower legs with no feet; half-figure of man wearing hat, emerging from foliage, looking at yarn winder (?) held with right hand and holding sword with left hand.
Text is from prayer to the Virgin Mary.

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