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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 214r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man wearing hat emerging from flower, holding with both hands poles of wheelbarrow supporting cask; hybrid woman or man with blue face, wearing hood, holding basket on head with right hand, carrying another basket on left arm.
Text is from Psalm 7, Office of the Dead, Matins.

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