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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 230r

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Initial D of orange tubes with foliate terminals, blue filgree infilling, and blue geometric and foliate interstices with gold spandrels, at beginning of First Versicle in Prime of Hours of the Virgin.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: heraldic escutcheon of Boisleux.
Line ending: three men dancing, the second with raised hands pointing to head, looking back toward the first, and the third, hooded, holding bagpipe and vessel (Sports and Games: Dancing).
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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