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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1420
MS M.960 fol. 113v

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Trinity -- God, nimbed, right hand raised in blessing, is seated on throne, holding (?) nude Christ Child, nimbed, holding cross with left hand. Dove of Holy Ghost hovers between them, outstretched wings touching lips of God and Christ Child. Tripartite globe rests at feet of God.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament of violas and inhabited by birds and butterfly. Scroll in upper margin inscribed with partial motto POUR SON [UOULOIR]. In lower margin, scroll inscribed possibly with partial motto [POUR SON] UOULOIR. Fragments of the motto repeated throughout decoration of border.

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