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Italy, Florence, 1300-1332
M.795 fol. 146r

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Pentecost -- In lower half of initial S, thirteen apostles (?), nimbed, each with flame on nimbus, are seated, some raising right hands, five holding rolls. In upper half of initial, flames descend from arc of Heaven at top.
Scene within initial decorated with floreate ornament on gold ground.

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