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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 62r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) two men, wearing hats, seated facing each other, with bottoms of their feet touching, holding stick with both hands, in a tug-of-war, in top margin; 2) man, holding whirligig in left hand, in right margin; 3) stag in lower margin. Text from Hours of the Virgin, Compline.

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