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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 338v

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Miniature, column, left: Agatha of Catania, nimbed, wearing ermine-lined mantle fastened with morse, with right hand holding palm and with left hand holding pincers in which is breast, standing in landscape against filigree background. Miniature at beginning of First Collect and Lesson in Matins on the Feast of Agatha of Catania (02.05). Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberry, inhabited by lion as bishop, wearing miter with infulae and collar, with tongue protruding (left).

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