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Book of Hours
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300
MS M.60 fol. 52v

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Apostle: preaching -- Among group of men, one kneels with joined hands raised, and another kneels with his right hand grasped by nimbed apostle with his left hand raised, indicating dove of Holy Ghost flying before domed building (church).
Scene with gold background, within decorated initial D embellished with filigree in spandrels. Margins decorated with foliate extensions.

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