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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 91r

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Initials N and D enclosing heads of men wearing hats. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by half figure of mitered bishop, winged, with hands extended, emerging from clouds (upper); three half figures of angels, gesturing and one holding blank scroll (right and lower); man enclosed in foliate bud (right); and another man, wearing hat, with left hand raised, amid foliage (lower right).

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