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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1420
M.374 fol. 147v

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Within initial T, Elizabeth of Hungary, rays as nimbus, crowned and veiled with wimple, holding two crowns with both hands, left hand draped.
Background of dado below blue wall decorated with gold scrollwork.
Beginning of Collect for feast of Elizabeth of Hungary, 11.19.
Within initial L, Cecilia of Rome, rays as nimbus, holding palm with right hand, with falcon perching on gloved left hand, standing in landscape with tree.
Red background decorated with gold scrollwork.
Beginning of Introit for feast of Cecilia of Rome, 11.22.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux, some emerging from ends of vertical bars and from initial.

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