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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 56r

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Five initials, D of second versicle, Deus in adiutorium meum intende, enclosing foliate head, G enclosing animal, S, decorated, I, and U of Invitatory Psalm 95:1 (Vulg., 94:1), Uenite exultemus domino, enclosing bust of bishop wearing miter, in Matins of Long Hours of the Cross / Hours of the Passion.
Margins decorated with rectilinear and curvilinear foliate stems, and balls.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid man.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid snail.
Line endings decorated.

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