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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 198r

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Psalm 116 (Vulg., 115).
Initial C decorated with foliate ornament on diapered field.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, confronting hybrid man, wearing cap (hybrid couple).
Line ending: rabbit pursued by dog.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: two fishes connected by knotted line.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 116 (Vulg., 115) in Commendation of the Soul.

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