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Book of Hours
Belgium, possibly Ghent, ca. 1480-1490
M.278 fol. 174r

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Angel, Archangel Michael: transfixing Satan -- Michael, nimbed, raising sword (?) with right hand, transfixing devil, under his feet, with cross-staff held in left hand. All enclosed in initial M composed of white foliate ornament.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including speedwell, viola, strawberry, and rose.

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