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France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 176v

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Christ: bearing Cross -- Christ, crossed nimbus, in purple robe, carries cross over right shoulder. Male figure, hooded, holding hammer and nails, steadies stem of cross, while Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, supports arm of the cross. Female figure behind Mary.
Scene against tooled gold background within foliate initial L.
Upper margin:
Hybrid dragon as part of foliate extension.
Left margin:
Right margin:
Bird perches on foliate extension.
Lower margin (bas-de-page):
Man fires arrow from bow toward man exposing hindquarters.

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