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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 198v

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Initial D enclosing half-figure of Martha of Bethany, nimbed and veiled, holding ointment jar in left hand.
Left margin decorated ith border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: hybrid animal; hybrid bird, wearing necklace of gold coins or beads, walking on stilts.

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