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Book of Hours
France, probably Rouen, ca. 1420-1430
MS M.27 fol. 159r

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In initial E, Honorina of Normandy, nimbed, stands holding palm with right hand and open book in left hand.
In initial D, Veronica of Rome, nimbed, veiled, possibly wimpled, stands holding sudarium on which is image of head of Christ, no nimbus.
Initials on gold backgrounds and decorated with ornament of rinceaux.

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