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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; fantastic animal with tongue extended; two birds; and hybrid man, with tongue extended and teeth showing, looking toward and encircling with neck bust of woman, nimbed, veiled, with blank scroll across both figures.
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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