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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 62r

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Six initials, I, E, A, P enclosing hybrid animal, I, and G enclosing hybrid animal, all of Canticle, Benedictus, in Lauds of Long Hours of the Cross / Hours of the Passion.
Margins decorated with rectilinear foliate stems.
Margin, upper, inhabited by rabbit lying on back.
Margin, lower, inhabited by winged hybrid woman and nude man, each carrying sack.
Margin, right, inhabited by rabbit climbing steps to windmill of post type.
Line endings decorated.

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