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Book of Hours
Italy, Milan, ca. 1450-1475
MS M.80 fol. 54v

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Initial D enclosing Catherine of Alexandria, nimbed, holding wheel with right hand, and palm of martyrdom with left hand.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament framed with gold. In upper margin, medallion enclosing inscription YHS with cross; in left margin medallion enclosing cameo of bust of man flanked by initials C and F; in lower margin, medallion or fruit enclosing triangle, flanked by three white balls.

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