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Belgium, possibly Ghent, ca. 1480-1490
M.278 fol. 176v

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Within initial U composed of white foliate ornament, Catherine of Alexandria, crowned, holding sword with right hand, looking down toward open book held with left hand, Maxentius beneath her feet. Wheel at right.
Figure in room with two columns and leaded glass windows.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including speedwell, thistle, viola, strawberry, daisy, and rose, and inhabited by moth.

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