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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 200r

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Within margin enclosed by thin red frame are foliate ornaments; two fantastic animals, with tongues extended, with necks intertwined; nude man, wearing pointed hat, standing on back of dog, wearing collar, with leash attached to tip of man's hat; and bird.
Line endings inscribed with Hebrew names of God in display script.
Ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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