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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1485-1490
MS M.231 fol. 198v

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Before cloth of honor, Apostle James Major, nimbed, wearing hat with scallop shell, holding book with right hand and staff with left hand is seated on bench. Man with hat on his back, scallop shell on his tunic, wearing pilgrim scrip, holding staff with his left arm, kneels with joined hands before James.
Figures in room with windows.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including columbine and inhabitated by two birds.

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