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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 197r

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Christ: Entry into Jerusalem -- Christ, raising right hand, holding reins with left hand, astride bridled ass, rides toward gate of Jerusalem; man places garment under front hoof of ass.
Margins decorated with bands of floreate ornament including viola, cornflower and rose, inhabited by fantastic animal, dog and bird.

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