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France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1245-1250
MS M.269 fol. 86v

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Within initial I:
Ruth: bringing Grain to Naomi -- At top are busts of two men looking down; woman, raising her right hand, stands in second level; at bottom, woman, carrying grain in her mantle, stands below cloud. Each zone is within arch.
Scene against gold background within initial decorated with marginal extenders containing animal head.
Beginning of Ruth.

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