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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 28r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man wearing hat, raising with right hand, sword on which is impaled small animal or reptile and indicating the sword with left hand; half-figure of angel, winged, emerging from foliage, raising right hand, holding chalice with left hand.
Text is from Psalm 88 (Vulg. 87), Hours of the Passion, 1. Matins.

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