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France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 23r

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Psalm 001 (Vulg., 001):
David: as Musician -- David, crowned, sits with legs crossed on bench and plays harp.
Figure against diapered background in foliate initial B.
In lower margin (bas-de-page):
Along foliate bar, hooded man plays gittern and monkey points at woman playing positive organ while man pumps bellows; birds.
In right margin:
Man plays curved horn; bird

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