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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 102r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, decorated nimbus, with crossed arms on breast and head bent, kneels before Christ, decorated nimbus, with right hand placing crown on her head. He wears triple-crowned tiara, holds floreate scepter in left hand, and sits on canopied draped throne. At left, behind arched gate, winged angel plays harp beside three wingless angels.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

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