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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1500
MS M.52 fol. 559r

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Border framing text with small miniatures in grisaille containing the following figures:
In upper-right border and inserted into text column, apostles, including Andrew holding saltire cross.
In upper-left border, male martyrs, several tonsured.
In lower-left border, confessors, including pope, wearing triple-crowned tiara and holding papal cross, and bishops, wearing miters and vestments.
In lower border, virgins, crowned, including one holding scepter and another standing beside sheep.
Border decorated with budding and full flowers, including violas, strawberry, cornflower, and pea.

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