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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 189r

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Psalm 051 (Vulg., 050).
Initial M decorated with diapered infilling and spandrels and with foliate ornament.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, confronting hybrid man (hybrid couple).
Line ending: long-eared hybrid man with two bodies.
Line ending: two fishes connected by line.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: cat pursued by dog.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 051 (Vulg., 050) of Lauds of Office of the Dead.

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