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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 44v

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Initial A decorated with foliate ornament at beginning of Chapter, Accepit ihesus calicem postquam cenauit dicens, in Sext of Hours of the Holy Sacrament.
Initial Q, enclosing head of hooded man, at beginning of response, Qui manducat meam carnem.
Initial N, enclosing head beardless man, at beginning of versicle, Non est alia natio.
Initial G of Gloria patri.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, left, inhabited by bird.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid animal with long beak.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid serpent with animal head.
Line ending decorated.

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