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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1390-1399 and ca. 1470
MS W.4 fol. 90r

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Virgin Mary, nimbed, holding lily with right hand, is seated on bench, holding with her left hand, Christ Child, crossed nimbus, seated on her lap, extending His left hand toward the lily.
Scene on grassy foreground with diapered background.
Margins decorated with border of ivy rinceaux on, and growing from, rectilinear bars.

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