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France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 18r

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Pentecost -- Holy Ghost as dove, crossed nimbus, descends from above. Red rays extend from it to Virgin Mary, scalloped nimbus, veiled, seated as orant, with Apostle Peter, scalloped nimbus, book in right hand, and other Apostles, nimbed.
Scene on blue background decorated with medallions enclosing double-headed eagles, wings displayed, inside painted frame from which sprout leaves.

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