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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 178r

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Initial D enclosing half-figure of Virgin Mary, nimbed, holding with both hands, nude Christ Child, nimbed.
Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: hybrid man wearing hat, holding shield with left hand and raising sling with stone in right hand; man wearing hat, playing drum, leaning right arm on the drum, raising drumstick with left hand.

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