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Prayer roll
England, Yorkshire, ca. 1500
MS G.39 fol. 4r

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Christ: Pietà -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, sits and holds in her lap body of Christ, nimbed, wearing short loin cloth. Scene in initial O with interlace ornament, with fantastic animals at corners.
Bands of foliate and zoomorphic ornament frame miniature and textblock. Filagree initials.

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