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France, Paris, early 16th century
MS M.1114 fol. 80r

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Mary Magdalen, nimbed, holding ointment jar with extended left hand, in landscape with trees and hills.
Catherine of Alexandria -- Catherine, nimbed and crowned, holding sword with right hand and open book with left hand, next to building in landscape.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including daisy and viola, and inhabited by bird and winged fantastic animal.

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