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Vie de Sainte Marguerite
Northern France, between 1460 and 1499
MS B.22 fol. 1r

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Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon -- Beneath rays issuing from window at left, Margaret of Antioch, nimbed, holds small cross in joined hands, emerges from back of winged dragon, its mouth issuing portion of her garment.
Scene in room with window, door and decorative tracery on far wall, with tiled floor.
Margins decorated with foliate and floreate decoration, including daisies, roses and thistles.
Initial A of Apres formed of twigs.

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