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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, early 16th century
MS M.431 fol. 161v

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Catherine of Alexandris, nimbed and crowned, holding sword in right hand, looks toward and extends left hand to open book on lectern, surmounted by two crosses. She is seated on throne; section of wheel is on floor beside her.
Scene flanked by two columns of frame, in room with decorated wall.
Margins decorated with border of vine scroll and with floreate ornament in diagonal gold bands.

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