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France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460
M.430 fol. 233r

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Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon -- Margaret of Antioch, nimbed, holding cross in joined hands, emerges from back of winged dragon, drapery hanging from mouth. Scene is behind bars of window and within building of prison, with two dormer windows and portal. Rays descend from above inside the prison.
In margin is floreate border, including roses.

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