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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 75r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) dragon, in upper margin; 2) hybrid woman wearing wimpled veil, arms crossed on breast in lower left margin; 3) hybrid man or man emerging from sack, wearing tall red hat, raising sword in right hand and holding small round shield with left hand, in lower margin, right. Text from Psalter of Jerome.

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