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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 189r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man wearing turban (?), holding with right hand scimitar at body of dog (?), its back legs held by his raised left hand; fantastic quadruped, possibly with horn, sitting next to foliage.
Text is from prayer to the Virgin.

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