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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 65r

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Three initials, E enclosing hybrid animal, D enclosing head of animal, and initial D of Collect, Domine ihesus christe princeps omnium regum terre, enclosing bust of crowned king, in Prime of Long Hours of the Cross / Hours of the Passion.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid man.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid animal with long beak.
Margin, right, inhabited by nude man with club, above pot on tip of foliate stem.

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