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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 263r

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Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding tripartite globe with left hand. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including bladder cherry, daisy, and cornflower and inhabited by wild man (?) holding club and by bird. Text is beginning of hymn, in Vespers for Sunday in Advent.

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