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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 50r

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Six initials, E, F, E, S, and S decorated wtih ornament, and D enclosing enclosing head of veiled woman, for Canticle of Magnficat in Vespers of Hours of the Holy Sacrament.
Margins decorated with rectilinear foliate stems.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid man and hybrid snail with beak and rabbit’s ears.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid animal with human hand holding staff, and veiled hybrid woman raising arms.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid man with bat wings at head, and hybrid bird.
Line endings decorated.

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