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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1390-1399 and ca. 1470
MS W.4 fol. 135r

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Trinity: Two Persons flanking Dove -- Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, left hand holding book with pseudo inscription, also held by right hand of God, nimbed, wearing triple crowned papal tiara, raising left hand in blessing gesture. They sit on throne and share a mantle, draped over their shoulders and across their laps. Dove of Holy Ghost hovers between them. The throne is flanked by two groups of red angels.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament and with rectilinear bars, also decorated with floreate ornament.

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