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Prayer book and life of St. Margaret
France, ca. 1390
MS M.947 fol. 23r

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Within initial S, Virgin Mary, nimbed and crowned, holds nude Christ Child, nimbed, with right hand. He is suckling her left breast, held with her left hand.
Margins decorated with border of foliate rinceaux inhabited by parrot (?), dragons and bird.

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