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Italy, probably Taranto, 1350-1400
MS M.200 fol. 53v

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Isaiah, as half-figure, enclosed in initial S, grasping curve of initial with both hands. Magi: Adoration -- Three Magi, crowned, foremost extending with both hands, gold object toward hands of Christ Child, crossed nimbed, seated on lap of Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, holding Him with both hands. Star is above. All are enclosed in initial D, decorated with foliate ornament. Isaiah, as half-figure, gesturing with both hands, enclosed in initial O, decorated with foliate ornament. Border of rectilinear frame decorated with interlace, foliate ornament and knots, enclosing text. Text is from 1st Vespers and Matins, on 1.6, feast of Epiphany.

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