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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 212v

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Initial U decorated with diapered infilling, and extension of foliate tendrils, and supported by fantastic animal, at beginning of Hymn, Ueni creator, in Compline of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Line ending: two fantastic animals, one swallowing the other biting the first one.
Line ending: two men, armed with swords and shields, combatting.
Line ending: escutcheon of azure without charges.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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