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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 241r
Initial A decorated with diapered infilling, formed by fantastic animal with tail of foliate tendrils, and adjoined by fantastic animal with tail of foliate tendrils, on which is man raising trumpet or club. Beginning of Psalm 123 (Vulg., 122).
Initial N decorated with diapered infilling and foliate terminals, above fantastic animal. Beginning of Psalm 124 (Vulg., 123).
Line ending: two fantastic animals, one swallowing the other biting the first one.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: two escutcheons, one Boisleux, and the other vert, a fess argent.
Line ending: escutcheon of gules, a bordure argent.
Line ending: three men dancing, the first nude, the second with raised hands pointing to head, looking back at the first, and the third, wearing cap, holding bagpipe and goblet (Sports and Games: Dancing).
Line ending: two fantastic animals, one swallowing tail of the other with object in jaws.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalms 123 (Vulg., 122) and 124 (Vulg., 123) in Sext of Hours of the Virgin.
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