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France, Rouen, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.105 fol. 70r

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Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon -- Margaret of Antioch, nimbed, holding cross in raised joined hands, emerges from bleeding back of dragon, winged, with hem of Margaret's mantel protruding from its mouth. Scene in prison with barred windows and hexagonal tower.
Margins with foliate and ivy-rinceaux ornament. In right is weasel and in lower margin is vase with flowers.

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