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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 228v
Initial C decorated with diapered infilling, above which is fantastic animal with tail of foliate tendrils and below which is male acrobat with head beneath hindquarters clasping his hands. Beginning of Twelfth Lesson.
Initial T decorated with diapered infilling and foliate terminals, above which is fantastic animal and below which is female acrobat or dancer, wearing berbette, bending backwards and grasping her right leg, with her head in open jaws of fantastic animal with tail of foliate tendrils in lower margin. Beginning of Te Deum.
Text page of Twelfth Lesson in Fourth Nocturn and Te deum of Matins of Hours of the Virgin.
No line endings.
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