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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 192v

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Psalm 148 (Vulg., 148).
Initial L decorated with diapered infilling and formed by dragon with tail of foliate tendrils entwined with animal.
In left margin, on spandrel of the initial, woman, wearing berbette, holding book.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, confronting hybrid man (hybrid couple).
Line ending: rabbit pursued by dog.
Line ending: two fishes connected by line.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 148 (Vulg., 148) in Lauds of Office of the Dead.

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