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France, Poitiers, ca. 1415
MS M.743 fol. 62r

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Shepherds: Annunciation -- Angel, as half figure holding scroll inscribed GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO, appears above two shepherds, each with pedum and looking upward. To right is flock of sheep and dog, wearing spiked collar. Diaper background.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and floreate ornament, with bands with interlace and floreate ornament.

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