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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 297r

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Scene, Liturgical: Procession -- Bishop, wearing miter, gloves, and cope, holds aspergil with right hand. Behind him is group of clerics, one holding crozier, one grasping edge of the cope, and acolyte carrying situla. They approach church. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including daisy, strawberry, thistle, and cornflower, and inhabited by winged wild man holding bow, and by hybrid animal playing two trumpets (Scene, Burlesque: playing Musical Instrument). Text is chapter for 1st Vespers, Dedication of Church.

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