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France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 224v

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Virgin Mary: Infancy, Instruction -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, holds book with two straps in right hand. Her left arm is grasped by right hand of Anna, nimbed, wearing wimpled veil, holding book with two straps in left hand. They stand before diapered-patterned tapestry suspended from rod.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

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