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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1480
MS M.253 fol. 79v

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Pentecost -- Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, emitting flames, appears above Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneeling with joined hands raised before draped prie-dieu with open book with pseudo-inscription, and above nimbed apostles, including Evangelist John, holding book, and Peter, tonsured.
Margins with floreate ornament. In lower margin is escutcheon with arms of Aragon (?)(paly of six or and gules).

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