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France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 228r

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Margaret of Antioch: emerging from Dragon -- Against diapered background and below arc of heaven with rays, Margaret of Antioch, decorated nimbus, holding cross in joined hands, emerges from back of winged dragon, with head turned back and piece of drapery hanging from its mouth. Scene set in rocky landscape with two trees.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

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