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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 204r

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Initial D enclosing head of woman.
Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: boar-like animal with foliate tail, and band of cloth around belly, from whose mouth emerges head and neck of fantastic animal, holding in its mouth the band of cloth; winged hybrid man wearing headdress.

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