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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 495r

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Helena, Empress: Scene, adoring Cross -- Empress Helena, crowned, kneels with joined hands raised, accompanied by two other figures before draped altar with cross.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), archer fires arrow into rabbit and hybrid dragon.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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