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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1485-1490
MS M.231 fol. 194r

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Trinity: Two Persons flanking Dove -- Before cloth of honor, Dove of Holy Ghost, rays as cross nimbus, wings outspread, perches on mantle enveloping both Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand, left hand holding open book, wearing crossed stole, and God, crossed nimbus, right hand holding the open book, left hand holding cross surmounted globe. Behind them are group of six-winged seraphim.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament in habited by pheasant and heron.

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