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Book of Hours
Northern France or Flanders, ca. 1445
M.287 fol. 151v

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Peter, nimbed, wearing cross surmounted triple crowned tiara, and vestments, holding double armed cross staff with right hand and key with draped left hand. Paul, nimbed, holding raised sword witih right hand and grasping mantle with left hand.
Figures in vaulted apse with leaded windows and flanked by curtains.
Miniature and text surrounded on three sides by gold frame terminating with foliate ornament. Margins decorated with border of rinceaux, foliate and floreate ornament.

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