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Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1490
MS S.7 fol. 249r

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Apostles Peter, holding key, and Paul, holding sword, both nimbed, stand.
In margins:
Scene, Sports and Games: Dancing -- Musician, playing pipe and tabor, stands beside two dancing couples, with both men wearing hats and both women veiled. In background stand two soldiers, both wearing hats, with halberds and swords, and one holding pitcher in right hand. Brick wall in background, with trees beyond the wall.

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