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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1420
M.374 fol. 126v

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Within initial S, Urban I, rays as nimbus, wearing cross surmounted triple-crowned tiara, raising right hand in blessing, holding processional cross with left hand, wearing cope, with stole crossed on breast. Background of low wall below red wall decorated with gold scrollwork.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux, some emerging from ends of vertical bar in left margin.
Beginning of Introit for feast of Pope Urban I, 05.25.

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