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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 233v

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Within margin enclosed by thin red frame are foliate ornaments; three birds; and monkey, wearing doublet and hose, seated on four-legged fantastic animal, with long neck bent backwards and beak to neck of the monkey.
Ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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